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Maintaining the Heritage of Varanasi, the ‘City of Light’

Complete video available for free at http://fora.tv/2012/04/16/World_Monuments_Fund_April_Meeting_2012

Amita Baig, Heritage Management Consultant for the World Monuments Fund in India, discusses Varanasi, India’s “City of Light”. Baig declares that Varanasi is the “heart of India”, and that virtually every devout Hindu journeys to the city at some point in their lives.

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World Monuments Fund’s Amita Baig discusses her monument restoration project in India, and her new book, Forts & Palaces of India.

Amita Baig is a Heritage Management Consulting presently Consultant to The World Monuments Fund in India, the Namgyal Institute for Research on Ladakhi Art and Culture, UNESCO, the Taj Mahal Conservation Collaborative and Founder Trustee of the Jaisalmer Heritage Fund.

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