Students highlight need to preserve Kashmir’s rich culture on World Heritage Day

April 18th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin  

Srinagar, Apr 18 (ANI): School students staged a rally on Friday to mark World Heritage Day.

The rally was organised to create awareness among the people about the rich cultural heritage of Kashmir.

“It is a very good thing. This will create awareness among children about heritage monuments and historic places,” said Shazada Mir, Principal, Koti Bagh Higher Secondary School.

The school students felt the rally was an enriching experience as they stood to gain knowledge about different heritage sites.

“This day signifies the importance of our heritage for all of us. In Kashmir, the richest heritage that the people have is their culture,” said Simran, a student.
The students also emphasised the need to protect natural and manmade wealth of Kashmir like the monument of Badshah Tomb and the Chinar trees. (ANI)

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