Monument Mitra Dalmia Bharat Celebrates World Heritage Day at Red Fort

Hosts a memorable heritage walk in collaboration with Unzip Delhi to promote awareness about India’s history and culture

New Delhi, 18th April, 2024: Commemorating World Heritage Day, Monument Mitra Dalmia Bharat curated an exclusive heritage walk in partnership with Unzip Delhi at the Red Fort, bringing to light unique and untold stories of this iconic monument. World Heritage Day celebrated annually on 18th April is a significant global event dedicated to raise awareness about heritage sites and preserving them for future generations. Through this endeavor, Dalmia Bharat aimed to ignite enthusiasm among citizens to rediscover India’s glorious history and cherish our distinctive culture. The walk was hosted by Mr. Anas Khan, Founder of Unzip Delhi, a social anthropologist and a popular content creator whose passion for unearthing Delhi’s rich history and storytelling expertise has captivated the hearts of many. Commencing from the majestic Sunheri Masjid, the participants embarked on a fascinating journey through time, uncovering the grandeur of Delhi Darwaza, adorned to welcome emperors like Shah Jahan, tales of Delhi’s resilience and unique anecdotes of its inhabitants, leading to the historic Lahori Darwaza and the Chatta Chowk Bazar, once bustling with traders. The walk culminated with the vibrant spectacle of ‘Jai Hind’ one of the world’s finest sound and light shows, offering a mesmerizing glimpse into the fort’s illustrious history. 

Commenting on the initiative company spokesperson of Dalmia Bharat Limited  said, “Dalmia Bharat is deeply committed to preserving and promoting the nation’s heritage and emphasizing its significance, especially to the youth of our country. Through initiatives like these, we strive to inspire a deep sense of pride and appreciation for our heritage and culture among present and future generations. As Monument Mitra to Red Fort, we have been actively upgrading facilities, introducing state -of-the-art shows and curating events to make it more accessible and tourist friendly. Our ‘Jai Hind- Sound & Light’ show has been recognised among the Top 5 in the world by National Geographic.”

As part of its efforts to highlight Red Fort as a global tourist attraction, Monument Mitra Dalmia Bharat has introduced world class amenities and state-of-the-art shows transforming it into a one-of-a-kind experience for all. There are 3 major attractions at the Red Fort – Visitor Centre, Jai Hind Sound & Light show and Matrubhumi. 

The Red Fort Visitor Centre which is housed in a 19th Century British barracks delves deep into the captivating history of India through interactive installations, exhibits and 360-degree projections. One can witness history come alive through the enthralling Jai Hind Sound & Light Show, which is a dramatic representation of India’s history from the 17th century to the present, combining projection mapping, live-action, life size puppets and performances by dancers and narrated by Shri Amitabh Bacchan as ‘Waqt’. Experience the journey of India over 5,000 years through projection mapping on the magnificent front facade of the Red Fort at the Matrubhumi show. 

About Monument Mitra: Dalmia Bharat Limited 

Dalmia Bharat Limited was selected as a ‘Monument Mitra’ to adopt and develop tourist amenities at the nation’s iconic 17th-century heritage site, Red Fort by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). As part of the government’s “Adopt a Heritage Project,” the company has been given the responsibility to provide basic and advanced tourist facilities at the Red Fort to make the monument tourist friendly and enhance its tourist potential and cultural importance in a planned and phased manner.

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