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Pride of Andhra Pradesh, Lepakshi, a part of Vijayanagar empire, has highly-appreciated sculptures with the world's biggest Nandi statue, is at a Hope of getting the World Heritage status, to historic Lepakshi temple town in Anantapur district have been revived after the Unesco sought to determine its outstanding universal value (OUV) Responding to repeated representations and efforts by the authorities along with local MILA Namdamuri Balakrishna.

World Heritage director Dr K Lourdusamy asked Archaeological Survey of India officials and superintendent archaeologist of ASI of Hyderabad circle to provide all necessary proposals in prescribed format along with detailed drawings, site plans along with photographs in order to send proposals to Unesco World Heritage Centre for tentative listing.

The five-century-old Lepakshi, a part of Vijayanagar empire, has highly-appreciated sculptures, wall and roof paintings and also With the World's biggest Nandi statue in the competition. Hampi, the main capital of Vijayanagar, has been recongised and work is under progress.

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Lepakshi May Get World Heritage Status Last Updated: 01 April 2017

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