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Rock Park at Durgam Cheruvu

Rock Park at Durgam Cheruvu
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People who have been crying hoarse about the disappearing rocks and beauty of Durgam Cheruvu have something to cheer about. BP Acharya, principal secretary, Telangana Tourism department, assured the gathering at the 19th Foundation Day celebration of the Society to Save Rocks that the proposal to turn Durgam Cheruvu into a rock park is under active consideration and the proposal has been sent to the central government.

People who have been crying hoarse about the disappearing rocks and beauty of Durgam Cheruvu have something to cheer about. BP Acharya, principal secretary, Telangana Tourism department, assured the gathering at the 19th Foundation Day celebration of the Society to Save Rocks that the proposal to turn Durgam Cheruvu into a rock park is under active consideration and the proposal has been sent to the central government. The Society to Save Rocks has given its inputs on landscaping and information on rocks.

Calendar 2015 on heritage rock precinct was released on Sunday. Seen in the picture are Narendra Luther, president, Society to Save Rocks, B P Acharya, Principal Secretary, Telangana Tourism, Jayesh Ranjan, vice chairman and managing director, of Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation and Frauke Quader, secretary, Society to Save Rocks.

Rocks that one must watch

There are rock formations that are not only interesting but mysterious in their own way. With names such as Bear’s Nose rock, Pole star, Mushroom rock, Monster rock, Tortoise rock, Toadstool, Obelisk, Sentinel, Skull rock, Hamburger rock, United We Stand and Pathar Dil to name a few. These rocks get their respective names due to their resemblance to the name given, For instance, Hamburger rock gets its name as rocks of different shapes rise towards the sky one on top of the other. To know more about rocks visit http://saverocks.org/index.html. To take part in the rock walks contact: 9849 0446 24, 9849 9362 48

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