Balai Adat (Custom Hall) Kampung Putera Jelebu
Conservation/ BANGUNAN/ RUMAH IBADAT/ Balai Adat Kampung Putera Jelebu (2)
24 May 2016
The Balai Adat usually built for a family meeting and also for ceremonial activities in a settlement. Balai Adat Putera Jelebu, built in 1965 on the needs of the villagers on the board for The First Community activities such as engagement ceremony, the ceremony, biting and so on. The building was originally an open shaped as if a station which has a small lanai after climbing stairs before entering into the building. The floor is supported by pillars underneath. The roof also features Minangkabau in which it has a unique design because it resembles buffalo horns. Originally the roof was coming from the roof Rembia but after renovation, the roof has been converted to zinc, however the building has not changed.
The building was inaugurated by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, the first of the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj in 1966.
The building has undergone renovation in 1993 by the Department of Orang Asli (Aborigines). In 1994, the building was taken over by the Ministry of Education to be used as one of the requirements.
Until 1994, the building is derelict empty and getting sick. Awang ending efforts Lijon who feels the building is very historic and valuable, he has applied to the Ministry of Education so that the ownership of the building was handed back to the people of Kg. Son and begged the building restored.
The building feels appropriately maintained, Conservation Department of National Heritage has listed the building is to undergo repair work in order not to continue mangalami serious damage. The building was restored on 23 October 2008 and has been fully repaired completed on 22 January 2009. The work includes the repair of the roof and structure, repair and replace damaged walls and floors, repairing decorative motif and so on. The building will be used again by the Aboriginal community for their social activities. With the Institute seeks to enliven the indigenous people with their life activities. What can be concluded is the architectural heritage of a people or nation is the essence of technological progress, the height of the arts and cultural life of the mold pattern. Development and civilization of a country should be anchored to the past to ensure continuity of heritage preservation and cultural life to the natural balance of the environment can be passed from generation to generation