Madhya Pradesh High Court orders sites Study linked with Lord
Ram in Chitrakoot
Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the state archaeology department to study
certain sites in Chitrakoot area of Satna district where according to the Hindu
mythology Lord Ram spent his 14-year exile and decide if they should be
A division Bench of Chief Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice J K Maheshwari
passed the order on August 17 in response to a petition by Nityanand Mishra.
Mr Mishra, citing references in Ramcharit Manas and Ramayana, has demanded
that certain places in Satna district are associated with Ram’s exile and they
be conserved as archaeological sites.
On November 21, 2007, the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister had announced that
the sites associated with Lord Ram will be preserved and developed, which
underlined their significance, says the petition.
Courtesy: The Hindi