Though majority of the buildings appear strong in exterior, the interior of the buildings are in bad condition due to water seepage, lack of maintenance because of infrequent white wash and maintenance.
'Steps to be taken to prevent people from climbing the heritage buildings, which are in dilapidated condition. A safety check of all the old buildings before dasara has to be done. With one and half months left for the world famous dasara procession, the assessment works have to be taken on war footing to maintain the buildings, says citizen Ravindra Kumar.
'By maintaining the heritage structures in well conditions more tourists can be attracted. Cracks can be found in several heritage structures. Even no efforts are being made to paint the heritage structures and give minimum maintenance, adds Maharani College Student Geetha.