Nearly a year after officials in Gudimalkapur launched repair efforts in response to the discovery of a 19th-century stepwell, the heritage monument has once again been disregarded and neglected. Regretfully, the building, which is part of the Jham Singh balaji Mahadev temple complex, now looks like a plastic waste-filled trash yard.
 
The stepwell, which is said to have been constructed in 1810, was unintentionally found when officials were trying to improve the nearby religious structures. With the assistance of maps and locals, the structure—which was concealed behind a layer of debris—was located.


Tonnes of material were removed from the well as a consequence of the prompt and thorough work to clear the construction trash and repair the structure.
 
To make this possible, a number of nearby stores were also relocated. The initiative involves the National Institute of Urban Management in addition to the Greater hyderabad Municipal Corporation. It is tragic and obviously the result of our ignorance.
 
This significant building indicates the ancient trading route. Many people's thirst was slaked, and it represents a cross-cultural interchange, according to historian Anuradha Reddy.
 

But when it came to actually restoring the stepwell, the enthusiasm that had been shown after its discovery seems to have faded. The city's conservationists and historical campaigners emphasize the significance of these buildings and demand their unwavering maintenance.
 
The main problem appears to be the government's lack of interest in designating an organization to assume responsibility and carry out the restoration. Several attempts to get in contact with the responsible officials were unsuccessful.
 
 

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