Sunday, marked a great achievement for India as the World Heritage Committee in its 44th session inscribed the Ramappa Temple in Telangana with the status of World Heritage Site.
The Temple has been built by Kakatiya dynasty and date backs to the 13th century. Known for its lustrous architecture fine granite pillars and majestic temple complex, it had been listed on the tentative list of UNESCO since 2014
The temple has been built by Kakatiya Dynasty ruler Ganapati Deva
It is built of sandstone with decorated beams and pillars of carved granite and dolerite. The inner sanctum is made of lightweight porous bricks. The sculptures, especially bracket figures, have their lustre intact
With this India has 39 world heritage sites and Archaeological Survey of India is the custodian of 21 of these sites.