ALOR SETAR: The developer allegedly responsible for the demolition of a candi at the Lembah Bujang archaeological site has agreed to rebuild and locate the structure at its orginal site in Sungai Batu, Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir said.
ALOR SETAR: The demolished candi number 11 in Sungai Batu, Lembah Bujang will be rebuilt by the developer soon on the same site, said Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir.
SUNGAI PETANI: Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir warned the public not to turn the Lembah Bujang candi demolition into a religious issue as it was part of the Malay civilisation.
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: LEMBAH BUJANG: This is history destroyed in front of our eyes. History destroyed forever, says an emotional Datuk V. Nadarajan, chairman of the Bujang Valley Study Circle non-governmental organisation.
PETALING JAYA: The ancient ruins of Lembah Bujang probably covers a larger area than popularly believed, from Bukit Choras in Kedah to Cherok Tok Kun in central Seberang Prai, said a Kedah historian.
KUALA LUMPUR: All land owners in Kedah must obtain the approval of the Kedah government and the National Heritage Department before undertaking any construction if they find on their property structures that can be regarded as archaeological remnants.
KUALA LUMPUR: Kedah is looking into relocating significant structures from the ancient Lembah Bujang civilisation that is scattered over a 200km square area to a single site.
EVERY year, thousands of Malaysian tourists throng Angkor Wat in Cambodia. But it is safe to say that many of them have not even heard of an equally historic Hindu temple site right at their doorstep – Candi No 11 in Lembah Bujang, Kedah.
GEORGE TOWN: The demolition of the centuries-old candi (ancient tomb temple) in Lembah Bujang should serve a lesson to all states on the importance of preserving heritage, a non-governmental organisation here said.
SUNGAI PETANI: Employees of Bandar Saujana Sdn Bhd, the developer which demolished the eighth-century candi number 11 in Sungai Batu about 15km from here, were tight-lipped when approached to comment on the issue.
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