Six antiquities reportedly stolen till date from ASI structures in Odisha: Govt

Updated: Dec 9 2022 12:10AM

New Delhi, Dec 8 (PTI) Six antiquities have been reportedly stolen till date from the ASI-controlled structures in Odisha, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Union Minister for Culture G Kishan Reddy said this in a written response to a question on the number of antiquities that have been untraceable or stolen or missing from structures in Odisha that are under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

It was also asked as to what steps have been taken by the Ministry of Culture to recover those antiquities, and whether there is non-adherence to the verification of the antiquities every year in Odisha by the ASI.