Heritage walk in Lucknow

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Lucknow, Jan 28 (ANI): In an attempt to conserve cultural and monumental heritage, people of Lucknow participated in a heritage walk.

School students, historians, conservationists and activists along with locals turned up in large numbers for the morning walk through the famous Hazratganj market.

According to the organizers, the aim of the heritage walk was to make the youth aware about the rich cultural heritage of the city.

"The purpose of this walk is to make the new generation aware about our assets and heritage and teach them how to conserve it. The honour of Lucknow has increased as it stands at the 3rd position in the heritage zone and this place is world acclaimed. We should conserve the city's culture, language, buildings in such a way that visitors are happy to see and feel them," said Ravi Bhat, historian and author.

Yogesh Praveen, author and expert on history and culture of Lucknow said that such walk is important to conserve the cultural and monumental heritage of the city.

"When the cultural heritage of our country is so rich, then to need to make this generation aware about this heritage, it is important that we conduct many such heritage walks," said Praveen.

Lucknow city is famous for its rich architectural beauty of using 'Lakhori' bricks, fragrance of 'itra' (perfume), refined speech, unique entertainment style, costumes and manner of locals. (ANI)

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