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The Thalaivetti Muniyappan temple near Salem, where a local deity is worshiped according to Hindu rituals, will now be treated as a Buddhist temple, thanks to a recent order from the Madras High Court. The order based on technical and scientific inspections of the deity may rekindle debates about the origins of many such temples in southern India, which are believed to have been Buddhist shrines before being converted into Hindu temples by the force or because of the decline of Buddhism over the years. centuries.

Six other wetlands in Tamil Nadu have been recognized as Wetlands of International Importance, i.e. Ramsar sites, the Union Environment Ministry announced on Wednesday. This now brings the state tally to 10 Ramsar sites. The six wetlands in Tamil Nadu are Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary, Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve, Vembannur Wetland Complex, Vellode, Vedanthangal and Udhayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuaries.

Chief Minister MK Stalin said on Wednesday: “Extremely happy that 6 other wetlands in #TamilNadu (Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary, Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve, Vembannur Wetland Complex, Vellode, Vedanthangal and Udhayamarthandapuram bird sanctuaries) have achieved Ramsar Site recognition today.