Panel to conserve Edakkal caves constituted
Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-I – Ancient History; Architecture
- 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.