HERITAGE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT IN INDIA

The earliest evidence of the existence of a place called Bengaluru comes from a stone inscription found at Naganatheshwara Temple, Begur. The hero stone dating back to 890 AD, written in Halegannada mentions that Buttanapathi, a warrior, died in ‘Bengaluru Kadana.’ This 1,100 year old relic, important in tracing the city's history, is today in a state of neglect. [...]