Odisha Travel News – Centre nominated Chilika Lake for World Heritage Site list #Unesco #Odisha #Chilika
Centre nominated Chilika Lake for World Heritage Site list. Along with Chilika Lake, the Central Government has nominated 46 monuments of India for their inclusion as the Unesco World Heritage Sites.
In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said the list was submitted to the World Heritage Centre in April 2014.
The list includes ancient Buddhists sites Sarnath and Varanasi, Chilika Lake in Odisha, Kangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim, Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar, and Mughal Gardens in Kashmir.
Golconda Fort and Charminar – both now in Telangana – are also in the list.IANS