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Orchha Town Included in Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Archaeological Survey of India included the heritage town of Orchha in Madhya Pradesh in a tentative list of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites.
Orchha Town Included in Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Details:

  • Orchha town in Madhya Pradesh is a historical site with the Bundela dynasty architectural style.
  • It was included in the proposal sent by the ASI to the UN body in April 2019.
  • UNESCO's rules state that to be a part of the World Heritage sites, the heritage or historical site must first be on the tentative list.
  • After making it to that list, yet another proposal is sent to the UNESCO.

Question:

Q. The Archaeological Survey of India included which heritage town of Madhya Pradesh in a tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites?
a. Budelkhand
b. Orchha
c. Golkonda
d. Vidisha
Orchha Town Included in Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Orchha Town Included in Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 30, 2019 Rating: 5

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