Visited historical buildings at city and Pavagadh
As the world has embraced Indian culture and the old Ayurvedic system in the Corona epidemic, the tourism in India will gain momentum in the coming years, said Cultural and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel. He visited the ancient buildings owned by the Archaeological Department at Pavagadh and Vadodara. He lauded the work done by the Archaeological Department for the preservation of historic buildings.
During the interaction with the media he said, after the lockdown was opened during the Corona epidemic, historic and ancient buildings across the country have been opened to tourists since 6th June and tourists have been asked to be especially vigilant in view of the Corona.
He said that the local government has also been appealed for cooperation in the maintenance of historic buildings at Pavagadh and Vadodara. During the Corona scare, the ancient Ayurveda helps in the well being of people and medicines are send to many countries. India is known for its culture and the countries of the world now accepted that the culture of India is to be greeted with both hands.
He said, We used to talk about the development of China but now everyone in the world are talking about the development of India and its culture. This will give a boost to the tourism in the coming years.
The Tourism Minister visited Tambekar’s mansion at Dandiabazar in Vadodara, accompanied by Vadodara MP Ranjanben Bhatt, Archaeological Department official Johri and other officials. Ranjanben Bhatt said that the Archaeological Department is trying to preserve the heritage of Sayajirao Gaekwad. The co-operation of Vadodara Municipal Corporation will also be sought for the maintenance of Tambekar’s mansion, an ancient building in Vadodara.