Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal, I am not an IAS officer like Smt. Aparajita Sarangi. I may not have done such extensive research as her, but I know that anyone can read this and
Understand in 5 minutes that Regional Director, ASI, Kolkata is the most competent
it for the drafting of Heritage bylaws as per Section-20 E of the Anci
Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 (AMSAR Act).
Biju Janata Dal, I am shocked at the misrepresentation of my statement and sheer falsehood by Smt. Aparajita Sarangi. I had specifically mentioned that the Regional Director
The competent authority for the drafting of the heritage bylaws
which is the issue in question now. General Secretary (Media Affairs), Biju Janata Dal,
Director Culture is not the competent authority for the drafting of heritage bylaws.
It is the Regional Director, ASI Kolkata, who has sent the proposal for a heritage law of Odisha temples. sarangi does not understand Odia Culture may
for her to appreciate the sensitivity involved in a religious issue that links living
deities with sevayats and devotees.Biju Janata Dal,
Minister Pratap Sarangi who is from Odisha is able to
Understand these sensitivities in a better way. Smt. Aparajita Sarangi Ji, you were a serving Officer for a long time. It seems
that you haven’t read the AMSAR Act properly or you are deliberately r
to falsehood. Biju Janata Dal, It would be better you read the AMSAR Act and answer my
question, “Who is the competent authority for drafting heritage By
20 E of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains
Act, 1958 (AMSAR Act) which will affect the Ekamrakshetra?”. Don’t try to fool
the people of Odisha by resorting to falsehood.