Panchayats seek ‘Ashoka Edicts’ park

Shiv Kumar Sharma Tribune News Service Yamunanagar, July 12 At least 41 gram panchayats of the Radaur block in Yamunanagar district have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the construction of... Read more »

Park for Ashoka stalled? :DNA

When Siddharth Gauri conceived a project in 2010 to build a national park dedicated to Ashoka and Buddhism, he expected it to be a smooth sail. After all, no Indian ruler, in... Read more »

Khattar announces Rs100 cr to develop Saraswati, Topra Kalan:The Tribune

To make Yamunanagar district a tourist hub, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today announced Rs 100 crore for the development of the Saraswati River and Topra Kalan village, known for Emperor Ashoka’s... Read more »

Historical Hry village to have its own Ashoka Pillar : Hindustantimes

Impressed with the efforts of the gram panchayat of a village in Haryana’s Yamunanagar district to reconnect with its Mauryan legacy, the central ministry of culture has given its nod for replicating... Read more »

Ashoka Edicts Park catches Tourism Ministry’s eye :The Tribune

Ashoka Edicts Park (AEP) at Topra Kalan village in the district has caught the attention of the Union Ministry of Tourism. Parvez Dewan, Secretary with the ministry, has invited the Buddhist Forum... Read more »

IIT-Roorkee chips in for historical park : Hindustantimes

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, has approved the design of the Ashoka Edicts Park that will come up in Topra Kalan village of this district. This means that project leaders... Read more »

Work on Asoka Edicts Park begins at Yamunanagar village: The Tribune

Following persistent efforts by the Buddhist Forum, the work on the setting up of replicas of the 14 Rock Edicts of Asoka at Topra Kalan village has begun. The gram panchayat of... Read more »

Work on Asoka Edicts Park begins at Yamunanagar village: The Tribune

Following persistent efforts by the Buddhist Forum, the work on the setting up of replicas of the 14 Rock Edicts of Asoka at Topra Kalan village has begun. The gram panchayat of... Read more »

Y’nagar admn adopts Topra Kalan village’s Ashoka park : Hindustantimes

Impressed with the local gram panchayat’s efforts to reconnect with the forgotten legacy of the era of Ashoka the Great, the district administration on Saturday announced a fund of Rs. 9 lakh... Read more »

Haryana to have replicas of Pak Buddhist sites : The Sunday Guardian

The Buddha has brought Indian and Pakistani NGOs together on a peace promotion and heritage conservation mission ahead of 11 May elections in the neighbouring country torn by religious fundamentalism. A Haryana-based... Read more »