PREMIUMSurakarta administration battles to keep beloved cultural site public

first_imgGoogle Forgot Password ? Linkedin Log in with your social account Topics : The administration of Surakarta in Central Java has vowed to keep the Sriwedari Park complex, one of the city’s most beloved historical sites, open to the public amid a messy legal battle over land rights.Surakarta Mayor FX Hadi “Rudy” Rudyatmo vowed to keep fighting to keep Sriwedari a public space, as he has reason to believe it won’t be spared once it falls into private hands.The Surakarta District Court moved to conclude a drawn-out land ownership dispute over the Sriwedari complex by ordering the restoration of rights to the descendants of the heir, RMT Wirjodiningrat, based on a 2016 Supreme Court ruling. The court ordered to seize and vacate the land on Feb. 21, reigniting a dispute that has persisted since 1970.Rudy’s administration will be working with the prosecutor’s office as the city’s legal counsel to persuade the legal … LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Facebook surakarta heritage-sites land-dispute Sriwedari-Parklast_img