The four municipal groups Totana will raise the full regular October a joint motion to the Autonomous Community immediately initiate procedures for expropriation and urgent occupation Mula Castle in defense of the cultural heritage of this region, as fixed clearly Article 10 of the Law on Cultural Heritage of the Region of Murcia
Totana political groups expressed that, notwithstanding the above expropriation, the Regional Administration should, with immediate effect, implementing the Law on Cultural Heritage of the Region of Murcia, and require current owners of Castle fulfill its obligations Through the requirements and execution orders necessary.
In the joint motion also calls to be answered to multiple requests for expropriation undertaken by the Municipality of Mula, which has just obtained the silence;
and to report in detail to the Administration of the actions taken by the Autonomous Community in order to comply with the motion adopted by the Regional Assembly on the recovery of the castle Mula.
In addition, it is requested that an express budgets starting in 2015 through budget amendment or, alternatively, in 2016 to address the expropriation of the castle dowry.
On July 23 the Civic Platform "for its castle Mula" was established at the initiative of numerous collective of associations representing the municipality you various fields of culture, economics, music, sports, politics, youth , religion, leisure, and so on.
Manifesto in defense neighborhood Mula Castle
At the ceremony he reads the following manifesto came with the reasons and objectives that motivate and justify:
"In 2020 the V Centennial of the construction of the castle Mula is fulfilled and the strength is in disrepair due to neglect that have submitted their owners
Commissioned in 1520 by Pedro Fajardo, first Marquis of Vélez, after two centuries of splendor the monument began to be abandoned becoming a dilapidated building that was rescued and restored by the City in the last third of the twentieth century, when the which began the lawsuit by ownership.
It's been over fifteen years since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Bertran family of Lis and Pidal and the castle is closed and decomposing by the inexorable passage of time, without the authorities responsible for the protection and conservation of heritage do nothing to enforce it in Article 8.1 of the Law 4/2007 of Cultural Heritage of the Region of Murcia, which is to say that, among other duties, "the owners, owners and other holders of real rights on real interest culture must preserve them, guard them and protect them to ensure their integrity and prevent its destruction and deterioration.
There have been numerous attempts by the Consistory mule to take ownership of our longed Castillo, colliding again and again with the administrative bureaucracy that does expire, even literally, any attempt to recover our symbol.
Each failed attempt is an attack on our image as a city and our self-esteem as a people, therefore it urges the Ministry of Culture and the Autonomous Region of Murcia to enforce, at once, the Law on Cultural Heritage and recover Castle to the town of Mula.
Monumental neglect and abandonment in which the castle is located must not continue any longer.
To this end, it has created a public platform, which defends its essential tasks as the following:
The castle Mula pass to public ownership, as historical and artistic heritage of all MÃÂ¼lenen.
Who carried out the actions necessary conservation and restoration on the monument. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana