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Fatehpur Sikri to Gandhi’s birthplace: Sites the place ASI will hoist tricolour on Independence Day

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Fatehpur Sikri to Gandhi's birthplace: Sites where ASI will hoist tricolour on Independence Day

By PTI

NEW DELHI: From Lucknow’s historic Residency, place of key occasions throughout the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny, to Mahatma Gandhi’s birthplace in Porbander, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is gearing as much as hoist the nationwide flag on the websites of 150 of its monuments on Independence Day, officers mentioned on Saturday.

Besides, logistical work can be being completed for illumination of 150 monuments in a tricolour theme, which is predicted to start out in a couple of days.

“Our nationwide flag could be hoisted at ASI websites spanning the size and breadth of the nation within the true spirit of India’s range and the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

They will probably be hoisted at Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort in our Agra Circle.

In Delhi, the tricolour will flutter excessive on the ruins of Kotla Feroz Shah and Purana Qila,” a senior official informed PTI.

Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, just isn’t within the listing of monument websites the place the nationwide flag could be hoisted on August 15, he mentioned.

The essential Independence Day celebrations takes locations yearly at Red Fort the place the Prime Minister hoists the nationwide flag on the ramparts of the Mughal-era monument.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, moreover Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, in Delhi.

The nationwide flag will probably be hoisted at 150 heritage websites throughout India on Independence Day to mark the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, an ASI official had mentioned on Thursday.

Freedom fighters and Padma awardees will attend the programmes and flag hoisting ceremony, it had mentioned.

The central authorities has launched a ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ marketing campaign below which individuals are being inspired to hoist the tricolour at their homes as a part of the 75 years of India’s Independence.

Among different websites the place the tricolour could be hoisted embrace British-era Residency in Lucknow, Faizabad’s Gulab Bari, Fort Vellore (Chennai Circle), Warangal Fort (Hyderabad Circle) and Fort, Chitradurga (Bangalore Circle), the official mentioned.

“Our national flag would also be hoisted at Gandhiji’s birthplace in Gujarat’s Porbander, Akhnoor Fort, Ramnagar Palace, iconic Thiksay Monastery in Leh, Ajanta Ellora Caves site, Harappan-era Dholavira site, and several other monuments,” the official added.

The flags at these 150 websites would keep there past August 15, although it has not been instantly determined if they’ll develop into a everlasting fixture, officers mentioned.

Other websites embrace Daulatabad, Shergarh, Bhangarh, Jaisalmer Fort, Daman Fort, Diu Fort and Pavagarh.

On the illumination of 150 monuments, the official mentioned, trials are underway at newer websites.

Hundred monuments have been lit up when India’s COVID-19 vaccination programme had crossed the 100-crore milestone of doses being administered, and that have has come helpful, as we all know already the precise sample we require in consonance with the architectural glory of the monument, the official added.

For UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there space pointers that are adopted, sources mentioned.

There are a complete of three,693 heritage websites in India protected by the ASI.

Also, as a part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Union tradition ministry had introduced free entry for guests, home and international, to all ASI-protected monuments and websites throughout the nation from August 5 to fifteen.

Besides, flag hoisting and illumination, 37 circles of ASI will conduct totally different programmes corresponding to tree plantation drives, college ‘samvaads’, lectures, and elevating consciousness amongst college youngsters, as a part of the celebrations.

NEW DELHI: From Lucknow’s historic Residency, place of key occasions throughout the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny, to Mahatma Gandhi’s birthplace in Porbander, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is gearing as much as hoist the nationwide flag on the websites of 150 of its monuments on Independence Day, officers mentioned on Saturday.

Besides, logistical work can be being completed for illumination of 150 monuments in a tricolour theme, which is predicted to start out in a couple of days.

“Our nationwide flag could be hoisted at ASI websites spanning the size and breadth of the nation within the true spirit of India’s range and the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

They will probably be hoisted at Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort in our Agra Circle.

In Delhi, the tricolour will flutter excessive on the ruins of Kotla Feroz Shah and Purana Qila,” a senior official informed PTI.

Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, just isn’t within the listing of monument websites the place the nationwide flag could be hoisted on August 15, he mentioned.

The essential Independence Day celebrations takes locations yearly at Red Fort the place the Prime Minister hoists the nationwide flag on the ramparts of the Mughal-era monument.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, moreover Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, in Delhi.

The nationwide flag will probably be hoisted at 150 heritage websites throughout India on Independence Day to mark the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, an ASI official had mentioned on Thursday.

Freedom fighters and Padma awardees will attend the programmes and flag hoisting ceremony, it had mentioned.

The central authorities has launched a ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ marketing campaign below which individuals are being inspired to hoist the tricolour at their homes as a part of the 75 years of India’s Independence.

Among different websites the place the tricolour could be hoisted embrace British-era Residency in Lucknow, Faizabad’s Gulab Bari, Fort Vellore (Chennai Circle), Warangal Fort (Hyderabad Circle) and Fort, Chitradurga (Bangalore Circle), the official mentioned.

“Our national flag would also be hoisted at Gandhiji’s birthplace in Gujarat’s Porbander, Akhnoor Fort, Ramnagar Palace, iconic Thiksay Monastery in Leh, Ajanta Ellora Caves site, Harappan-era Dholavira site, and several other monuments,” the official added.

The flags at these 150 websites would keep there past August 15, although it has not been instantly determined if they’ll develop into a everlasting fixture, officers mentioned.

Other websites embrace Daulatabad, Shergarh, Bhangarh, Jaisalmer Fort, Daman Fort, Diu Fort and Pavagarh.

On the illumination of 150 monuments, the official mentioned, trials are underway at newer websites.

Hundred monuments have been lit up when India’s COVID-19 vaccination programme had crossed the 100-crore milestone of doses being administered, and that have has come helpful, as we all know already the precise sample we require in consonance with the architectural glory of the monument, the official added.

For UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there space pointers that are adopted, sources mentioned.

There are a complete of three,693 heritage websites in India protected by the ASI.

Also, as a part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Union tradition ministry had introduced free entry for guests, home and international, to all ASI-protected monuments and websites throughout the nation from August 5 to fifteen.

Besides, flag hoisting and illumination, 37 circles of ASI will conduct totally different programmes corresponding to tree plantation drives, college ‘samvaads’, lectures, and elevating consciousness amongst college youngsters, as a part of the celebrations.