Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex and Sikkim’s National Park included in World Heritage list

July 19, 2016 6:18 pm
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UNESCO added two more Indian sites to the prestigious World Heritage list at the 40th session held in Istanbul, Turkey. Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex building got included as a part of UN body recognition and appreciation of le Corbusier architectural work and Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga National Park, home to third highest peak in the world also got included in the list.

The approval comes two days after the inclusion of archaeological site Nalanda Mahavir in Bihar made it to the elite tag at the event. This is the first time any country got three sites inscribed to the World Heritage list at a single session.

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