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24 monuments are untraceable, says Govt in LS

Twenty-four monuments have disappeared and remained untraceable, the government said on Monday.
Union Culture minister Mahesh Sharma, in reply to a question in Lok Sabha, said that the ruins of Copper Temple in Arunachal Pradesh, Guns of Emperor Sher Shah in Assam's Tinsukia district, Bara Khamba Cemetery in Delhi and the ruins of fort Bamanpukur in West Bengal's Nadia district are among the disappeared monuments.
According to the list of untraceable monuments prepared by the ministry, Uttar Pradesh tops with 11 such monuments, followed by two each in Haryana, Delhi, Maharashtra and Rajasthan, and one each in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarkhand, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal.
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