Cave monastery near Chemor fears eviction

The century-old Sakyamuni Caves Monastery at Gunung Kanthan near Chemor. — RONNIE CHIN/The Star

THE Dhamma Sakyamuni Caves Monastery at Gunung Kanthan, near Chemor, hopes that the Perak government will intervene and prevent the monastery from being evicted from the land.

Monastery abbot Chiong Sai Tin said he hoped the state would gazette the hill and monastery as heritage and religious sites.

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