Red Fort bags World Heritage Award

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New Delhi, Nov 30, 2007 : Red Fort, popularly known as Lal Qila, constructed by Mughal emperor Shahjahan was awarded world heritage status by UNESCO on November 29th. The Director-General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, who was also the chief guest for the event, handed over the certificate to India's cultural secretary. He applauded India's initiatives for conserving exceptional heritage monuments.

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