Six Indian tourist destinations have been included in the UNESCO provisional list
Six important places in India have been inscribed on UNESCO’s provisional World Heritage List. Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel made the announcement.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has handed over to UNESCO a list of nine historic Indian sites to be inscribed on the World Heritage List. Six of the sites were selected by UNESCO.
Delighted and proud that @ASIGoI had submitted a proposal for India’s 9 places for inclusion in tentative list of UNESCO, where six sites have selected in Tentative Lists of @UNESCO World Heritage Site. pic.twitter.com/CImxnYozR3
— Ministry of Culture (@MinOfCultureGoI) May 19, 2021
The provisional list includes the Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, Bhedaghat, the river basins in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, the Maratha Military Architecture in Maharashtra, the megalithic Hirebenkal in Karnataka, and the temples at Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu.
These centers will be included in the provisional list for a period of one year. Those selected will be inscribed on the World Heritage List. In addition, UNESCO has identified 38 other sites in India. They are all on the provisional list.