after, I prepared the draft Trust Deed. The Advisory Committee appointed by the Government
of India consisted of C. M. Master, Architect; J. C. Ghosh; Prabhashankar O. Sompura, one
of the hereditary architects of Somanatha; U. J. Bhatt, Chief Engineer of Saurashtra
Government; B. S. Vyas; G. B. Deolalikar, Consulting Architect of the Central P.W.D.; S.
K. Joglekar, Town Planning Officer of the C.P.W.D.; with my self as Chairman and N.P.
Chakravarti, then Director General of Archaeology, as Convenor.
We started working on July 30, 1949. Under our instructions,
Prabhashankar Sompura, with his wide knowledge of the ancient art of temple building,
prepared a plan of the new temple on the style of the old one.