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Jaishankar is delighted that Santiniketan has been designated a World Heritage Site

<p>Santiniketan, a neighborhood and the home of Rabindranath Tagore, is located in Bolpur town in West Bengal’s Birbhum district. The foreign minister, S. Jaishankar, has expressed his satisfaction over the awarding of UNESCO’s World Heritage designation to Santiniketan.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-189851″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/theindiaprint.com-jaishankar-is-delighted-that-santiniketan-has-been-designated-a-world-heritage-sit.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com jaishankar is delighted that santiniketan has been designated a world heritage sit” width=”1039″ height=”582″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/theindiaprint.com-jaishankar-is-delighted-that-santiniketan-has-been-designated-a-world-heritage-sit.jpg 300w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/theindiaprint.com-jaishankar-is-delighted-that-santiniketan-has-been-designated-a-world-heritage-sit-150×84.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1039px) 100vw, 1039px” title=”Jaishankar is delighted that Santiniketan has been designated a World Heritage Site 6″></p>
<p>During the 45th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Santiniketan was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, the UN agency announced in a post on X, previously known as Twitter.</p>
<p>Jaishankar posted on X in response to Vishal V Sharma’s job as India’s ambassador and permanent representative to UNESCO: “Congratulations. Rabindranath Tagore, the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, and all others who have preserved his message are given a suitable homage.</p>
<p>On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to the addition of Santiniketan to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites as a “proud moment for all Indians.”</p>
<p>He said on X, “Delighted that Santiniketan has been listed on the @UNESCO World history List as an expression of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s vision and India’s rich cultural history. For all Indians, this is a time to be proud of.</p>
<p>Santiniketan was founded by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore at Bolpur as a residential school and center for art in 1901. His son, Rabindranath Tagore, subsequently enlarged Santiniketan. In Santiniketan, a national university named Visva-Bharati was founded thanks to Rabindranath Tagore’s inspiration.</p>
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