27 May, 2020
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Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act (1958)
Union government has tabled amendments to Ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains act in the parliament. The Lok Sabha passed the amendments to the Act, the Bill is yet to be cleared by the Rajya Sabha. The Act was originally instituted conservation measures and banned construction activities near protected monuments.
The amendment now allows carrying out public works within the 100 m prohibited zone.
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