Patrika Gate in Jaipur | 09 Sep 2020

Why in News

The Prime Minister has inaugurated the Patrika Gate in Jaipur (Rajasthan) through video conferencing.

Key Points

  • The Gate has been constructed by the Rajasthan Patrika Group of Publications (media conglomerate).
  • It is an iconic gate built as a monument under Mission Anupam of the Jaipur Development Authority.
  • The construction of Patrika Gate was in keeping with Jaipur having recently been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • In 2019, Jaipur became the second city of the country after Ahmedabad to get the recognition.
    • India has 38 world heritage sites, including 30 cultural properties, 7 natural properties and 1 mixed site.

Source: TH