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Portion of Gadayikallu, hilltop fort, Belthangady taluk, collapses

Portion of Gadayikallu, hilltop fort, Belthangady taluk, collapses


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, June 25, 2019: A small portion of Gadayikallu hilltop fort collapsed on the eastern side on June 23, Sunday morning. The news that Gadayikallu had developed cracks had spread on social media recently.


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On receiving the news, Belthangady MLA Harish Poonja visited the spot and found small slabs of stone on the ground. No traces of cracks, however, were seen. The portion is suspected to have been hit by lightning.

A resident nearby, said, “Suddenly a loud sound was heard June 23,  Sunday morning. When we came out of our houses, we saw pieces and small slabs of stone falling from Gadayikallu.”

MLA said that he had directed officials from Mines and Geology Department as well as  Forest Department to inspect the fort and take proper remedial measures.


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