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Chhattisgarh Carved out of Madhya Pradesh in the year 2000, the state of Chhattisgarh is one of the oldest tribal enclaves of India. Etymology suggests that Chhattisgarh’s name can be traced back to its lineage of 36 feudal territories or forts that do not exist in the same form now. The…
The Bastar region in southern Chhattisgarh is one of the oldest tribal enclaves of India, that still boasts of antiquated rituals and lifestyle. Inhabited by close to 40 tribal communities, it is one of the last bastions of traditional ways of living in the country. While ancient culture and…
Prof. Vasavada discusses issues of heritage conservation, the involvement of educational institutions and government bodies in sensitisation about heritage, and the preparation of the nomination dossier for the recognition of the 606-year-old Ahmedabad as a UNESCO World Heritage City in July 2017.
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I think it was in 1996 that a very senior adviser from the UNESCO visited Elephanta, and he was totally shocked because there were children playing cricket outside the caves. There were people standing on top of the Trimurti and posing for photographs. They were cooking inside the caves. The walls…