SRINAGAR, June 29: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has ordered for immediate restoration of gutted Shrine of Peer-e-Dastgeer at Khanyar strictly as per its heritage characteristic.
“The restoration of the revered Shrine should be strictly based on its heritage characteristic”, he told the Waqaf Board at a high level meeting on Thursday evening.
The Head of The Indian National Trust For Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), J&K Chapter, Mohammad Saleem Beg presented the images, photographs and digital documentation of the heritage structure of Peer-e-Dastgeer Shrine in the meeting preserved by the INTACH.
The Chief Minister expressed satisfaction over the heritage documentation of the Shrine preserved by the INTACH.
He said that this documentation could provide required basis for restoration the Shrine as per its original heritage structure.
The Chief Minister also directed the Waqaf Board to immediately notify the measures and put in place befitting mechanism to safeguard the revered Shrines in the State.