Six Indian Places Added To Tentative List Of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

  • 21 May 2021

  • Six Indian sites have been added to the tentative list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites.
  • The six sites are - Satpura Tiger Reserve, Iconic riverfront of the historic city of Varanasi, Megalithic site of Hire Benkal, Maratha Military Architecture in Maharashtra, Bhedaghat-Lametaghat in Narmada Valley- Jabalpur, and temples of Kanchipuram.
  • With the addition of these six sites, UNESCO has 48 proposals in the tentative list of India. “As per Operational Guidelines, 2019, it is mandatory to put any monument/site on the Tentative List (TL) before it is considered for the final nomination dossier.
  • India has 38 properties inscribed on the World Heritage List (Cultural-30, Natural-7, Mixed-1)