Six places added to UNESCO Heritage Sites including Varanasi’s Ganga Ghat

6 UNESCO Heritage Sites Added In India
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Ministry of Culture has recently announced that six sites have been added to India’s tentative list of UNESCO world heritages including Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, the Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh and the Ganga ghats in Varanasi.

Archaeological Survey of India which is responsible for conservation of monuments made the submissions. Out of nine proposals six sites got final and gets included in the list.

The tweet reads, “Delighted and proud that @ASIGoI had submitted a proposal for India’s 9 places for inclusion in the tentative list of UNESCO, where six sites have selected in Tentative Lists of @UNESCO World Heritage Site.”

The included proposals are the Maratha military architecture in Maharashtra, the Hire Bengal megalithic site in Karnataka and Bhedaghat-Lametaghat of Narmada Valley in Madhya Pradesh.

According to UNESCO World Heritage Centre the six proposals were included in the list out of total number of proposals from India to 48.

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