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26 July 2010
Indian megalithic tomb in dire need of protection

The pathetic condition of the biggest megalithic tomb known as the Dolmen at Hirapur village in Chimur tehsil of Chandrapur district (India), has the local chapter of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage INTACH) extremely concerned. Ashoksingh Thakur, who is the convenor of the Chandrapur chapter of Intach, said, "Maharshtra's biggest megalithic tomb is in a decrepit condition and needs the archaeology department's protection. If not, the monument may get lost in history."

Source: The Times of India (20 July 2010)

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