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Samiksha Bharti News Service

Samiksha Bharti News Service

To Build Or Not To Build: ADA Caught In A Quandary

Agra (India): The construction frenzy that has gripped the mandarins in the Agra Development Authority (ADA), ahead of the Commonwealth Games, is causing a lot of anxiety and fear among environmentalists and land scape designers who have expressed concern at the lack of long-term vision and commitment to conserve the essential heritage character of the Mughal Metropolis with three world heritage sites.

Modern Housing Proving A Threat To Heritage And Kothis

Agra (India): About two months ago when a builder moved with his workforce to demolish a five-storeyed haveli built by the Bharatpur rajas in Khandari area more than 150 years ago, not only the neighbors but concerned citizens of the city raised a protest to stall the project. The district authorities and the state archeology department now want the structure conserved as a heritage piece. The All India Jat Maha Sabha has formed a Save Bharatpur House Committee.

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