Call to nurture Mysuru’s cultural heritage

Call to nurture Mysuru’s cultural heritage

April 16, 2018

Mysuru: R.G. Singh, Honorary Secretary, Ramsons Kala Pratishtana (RKP), called for a concerted effort to nurture the many intangible forms of cultural heritage, especially in relation to the rich legacy of Mysuru left behind by the rulers of Wadiyar dynasty.

He was speaking at the day-long National Conclave on the ‘Economic of Urban Heritage Conservation: Conservation, Hurdles and Opportunities’ organised by the Indian National Trust for Culture and Heritage (INTACH) at the World Trade Centre in Bengaluru recently.

The conclave was inaugurated by Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Gupta, Chairperson, INTACH, while the keynote address was delivered by Navin Piplani, Director, Indian Heritage Academy (New Delhi). Former bureaucrat Dr. A. Ravindra welcomed.  

Speakers included Riyaz Komu, co-founder of the now iconic ‘Kochi Muziris Biennale’ (KMB), Ashok Panda of INTACH-Puducherry, M. Bhaktavatsala, well-known chronicler of Bengaluru and Sanjeev Narrain of the RBANMS Trust.


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