Our heritage is our identity which connects our past to future generation: LG
Says conservation of Mubarak Mandi must reflect its true historical, artistic and aesthetic values
Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Wednesday said that heritage besides being part of the people’s identity is also a connection between past and future generations, and must as such be conserved.
Chairing the Governing Body meeting of Mubarak Mandi Jammu Heritage Society, at the Raj Bhavan here, Sinha discussed several important matters pertaining to the restoration of Mubarak Mandi complex and speedy execution of works and projects, directing officials to take every possible measure to ensure ongoing conservation projects are completed within the set timeframe, an official press release informed.
Observing that “our heritage is not only our identity but it also connects our past to future generations,” the LG said “Mubarak Mandi is a symbol of our inherited traditions and priceless social values. Conservation efforts must reflect its true historical, artistic and aesthetic values.”
The LG advised the officers to work in an integrated manner with top conservation experts, engineering and Institutions for strengthening the hill along a circular road below the Mubarak Mandi area.
The meeting also decided to establish a Project Management Unit within two months. The chair was also apprised about various activities organised by the Heritage Society in the Mubarak Mandi complex.
Directions were issued to officials to fully utilise the four buildings restored in the heritage complex, besides ensuring that nobody is allowed near the delicate structure that are undergoing restoration.
The LG also sought the status of works being undertaken by the Archaeological Survey of India.