KARNATAKA

Heritage Week

BIJAPUR: Deputy Commissioner V.B. Patil has hoped the group of Adil Shahi monuments, including Gol Gumbaz, will soon get World Heritage Site tag. Inaugurating the Heritage Week organised by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) here on Monday, Mr. Patil said the group of Adil Shahi monuments was one among the five heritage sites recommended by the ASI to the UNESCO to be included in the list of World Heritage Sites. He said that a survey should be organised to bring more monuments in Bijapur under the purview of the ASI. M. Mahadevaiah, Superintending Archaeologist, Dharwad Circle, spoke. Deputy Superintending Archaeologist S.S. Naik welcomed the gathering.

— Staff Correspondent

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