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Saturday, 28 April 2012

INTACH demands formulation of heritage policy

Jaipur | Saturday, Apr 28 2012 IST

The Indian National Trust for Art and Culture Heritage(INTACH)has urged the Rajasthan Government for formulation of heritage policy for the preservation of monuments and other heritage structures/artifacts.

The demand figured at the two-day conference of the INTACH Rajasthan Chapter that began here yesterday.

'Once an appropriate heritage legislation is enacted--it would strengthen work of conservation and preservation of monuments', Trust Chairman Major General L K Gupta (Retd.) said. He also stressed up on a membership drive to promote the INTACH movement in the state.

The State Convener, scion of Royal family of Jodhpur, Gaj Singh stressed on proper listing and documentation of heritage monuments and buildings.

He said that not only buildings, but preservation of environment and the lifestyle of people was also a part of the country's heritage.

Cordinators from different districts also participated in the meeting. UNI SSSB HT1422 NNNN

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