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Endangered Heritage in IndiaEdit

There are 7 sites in India listed on the World Monuments Fund World Monuments Watch (2016, 2014, 2012, 2010 lists).

  1. Gon-Nila-Phuk Cave Temples and Fort (2016)
  2. House of Shaikh Salim Chishti
  3. Juna Mahal
  4. Balaji Ghat
  5. Bagh-I-Hafiz Rakhna
  6. Royal Opera House
  7. Historic Havelis of Bikaner

Wikimedia activity in IndiaEdit

Wikimedia India chapter is an official Wikimedia chapter, in addition there are various Wikimedia user groups e.g Wikipedia Club Pune. Wiki Loves Monuments was run in Indian in 2012 and 2013.

Immovable cultural heritage management in IndiaEdit

The list of protected monuments of national importance can be accessed through Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). State protected monuments are under state archaeology departments which can be accessed through their websites.

Legal protection for immovable cultural heritage works in IndiaEdit

Policy decisions on access to public informationEdit

Legislations hindering the distribution of pictures in IndiaEdit

Freedom of panorama exists in India for 3D objects (architecture and sculptures).

Museums or archives that might be willing to make their digitized material available under a free licenseEdit