Krimachi Pandava Temples in Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir Face Neglect


Krimachi Pandava Temples in Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir are ancient Hindu temples associated with the Pandavas in the Mahabharata. The Kirimachi Temple complex consists of five large and two small temples and is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. The current temple complex is believed to have built during the 8th century AD and is located on the banks of two rivulets Birunala and Kirimachi.

Krimachi is located on the Udhampur-Pancheri Road and is just 10 km from Udhampur.
Hindustan Times reports 
The temples that withstood the vagaries of time are presently virtually shouting for their recognition from the masses. Standing tall amidst eerie silence, the group of seven ancient temples that are a wonderful piece of craftsmanship give unforgettable experience to visitors. 
Ironically, this historically significant place that is one of the most appropriate sites as far as heritage tourism is concerned, has been deprived of the basic infrastructures like road connectivity and other basic facilities for years. Despite being preserved as a monument of national importance and managed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for the last over 50 years, the place is still waiting for proper development.