World heritage

Kavi Dalpatram Chowk: A famous Gujarati poet who lived from 1820-98, Dalpatram’s house was destroyed in 1985, following which a memorial that included the reconstruction of the façade of his house, was commissioned in 2001. Photographs: Jaydip Bhatt/Mint

Ahmedabad: Crevices of history

3 min read . 22 Sep 2017
Only a limited number of heritage buildings are tourist attractions; for the rest, new functions need to be incentivised and planned. Photo: HT
A file photo of a bleached section of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Photo: AFP<br />

The death of world heritage sites

3 min read . 25 Jul 2016