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JAMMU: A map showing the architectural heritage of old Jammu was inaugurated at Mubarak Mandi by Director, Tourism Jammu, Sh. OP Bhagat in the presence of Executive Director of Mubarak Mandi Jammu Heritage Society, other dignitaries and members from civil society.

The map has been prepared by Sanarakshan Heritage Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and VIRASAT heritage society under the guidance of Munish Pandit and Mrinalini Atrey. This map intends to bring into limelight the forgotten aspects of built heritage of old Jammu city.

It would also act as a resource base for the scholars working on the Architecture, History, and Tourism of Jammu city. The Map has been prepared after a thorough field work spread over a period of six months involving technical experts from the field of Conservation, Architecture, History and Heritage.

On the occasion, Munish Pandit and Sukanya Sharma threw light on how the map was prepared by adopting multidisciplinary approach. Mrinalini Atrey highlighted its importance to the students of history. Roshi Charak conducted the proceedings of the programme and Vote of thanks was given by Sukanya Sharma. A photo exhibition of old heritage buildings of Jammu was also exhibited displayed on the occasion.

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