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Indian Railways launched “Heritage Week”

Current context: Indian Railways is launching “Heritage Week” Special Tour Package from Mumbai to Ahmedabad from 22nd to 25th November 2019.
Indian Railways launched “Heritage Week” 
  • The tourism arm of Indian Railways, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited, is organising the “Heritage Week”.
  • The “Heritage Week” is celebrated on the occasion of World Heritage Week 2019 which is observed from 19th to 25th November 2019.
  • The objective of the week is to increase awareness about the preservation of cultural heritages and monuments.
  • The Special Tour Package will explore the heritage and culture of Gujarat and will cover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of “Rani ki Vav”, Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Modhera Sun Temple etc.
  • There are a total of 38 World Heritage Sites in India that are listed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) that includes 30 cultural sites, 7 natural sites and 1 mixed site.

Question: 

Q.1 The World Heritage Week 2019 was observed in the month of_______?
a. October
b. September
c. December
d. November
Indian Railways launched “Heritage Week” Indian Railways launched “Heritage Week” Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 19, 2019 Rating: 5

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