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“Fitting tribute to our first Nobel laureate”: EAM Jaishankar on UNESCO World Heritage tag for Santiniketan

The Fact News Service
New Delhi, September 18

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday expressed his happiness over the conferment of UNESCO’s World Heritage status on Santiniketan, the abode of Rabindranath Tagore in the Burbhum district of West Bengal.

Santiniketan was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list during the 45th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, the UN agency informed through a post on the social media platform ‘X’.
Responding to the post by Vishal V Sharma, India’s ambassador and permanent representative to UNESCO, on X, Jaishankar wrote, “Congratulations. A fitting tribute to our first Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and all those who have kept his message alive.”

Earlier, taking to his social media ‘X’, Vishal V Sharma said it is a great day for Indians as Santiniketan had been inscribed on UNESCO’S World Heritage List.

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