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Panel to conserve Edakkal caves constituted 

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  • August 27, 2020
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Panel to conserve Edakkal caves constituted 

Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-I – Ancient History; Architecture 

In News:

  •  A nine-member expert committee has been constituted to conduct a detailed study on the present state of the renowned Edakkal caves on the Ambukuthi hills in Wayanad district, Kerala.
  • The neolithic petroglyphs on the cave walls need to be protected from illegal constructions, mining, and urbanisation.
  • The Edakkal caves are believed to be camping shelters of the Neolithic community. 

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