Centre to rope in school students to stop vandalisation of monuments

November 18th, 2007 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Union Culture Ministry will seek help of school students in the campaign against vandalisation of monuments.

As a part of this initiative, school children across the country will take an oath on November 19 every year, a government release said.

Minister of Tourism and Culture Ambika Soni is likely to administer the oath to the students.

A symbolic beginning is being made this year itself with school children of Delhi taking the oath at Red Fort on November 19, the day on which the World Heritage Week begins.

The Superintending Archaeologists of all the Circles of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) would be instructed to render necessary help to schools in arranging the oath taking and students visits. (ANI)

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