Expecting the inclusion of Belur Chennakeshava Temple in UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites: CM Bommai

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

T he inclusion of Belur Sri Chennakeshava Temple in the list of World Heritage Sites of UNESCO will not only help in the promotion of state tourism but also the development of the Belur and Halebid area,said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Talking to reporters here while visiting the temple here on Tuesday, he said Sri Chennakeshava temple is proud of Karnataka and its architecture is famous worldwide.

The government has submitted all documents including the history and other details to the authorities concerned for including this temple in to list of World heritage sites.

Once this temple is included, this monument will become a prime tourist attraction and also get more funds for its development.

The flow of domestic and foreign tourists to this temple is expected to increase.