Religious city and the cultural capital, Varanasi is soon to be in the list of World Heritage city.Until now, Ahmedabad is only listed in World Heritage city, after this, Varanasi will be the second.The name of Varanasi also called as Kashi/ Benaras which is also listed in Vedas and Hindu Epics, because of it, Varanasi has already got the name of Oldest Living city.
To make this dream happen, already a consultant company has been appointed. Varanasi which is also very sacred place for Hindus, and knows as Shiva town, it is also pilgrimage for Buddhism, Jainism.
There are so many preparations going on. The central Government of India has already started collecting various historical facts about various temples and maths history, history of Ghats, history of Forts & palaces located at the bank of River Ganges. Not only this, they are collecting histories of various cultural, traditional and religious activities of Varanasi. In this, history of Cremation ground Manikarnika Ghat, Raja Harishchandra Ghat, Sankaracharya Guru and famous play Ramleela of Ramnagar, Holi, Bharat Milap of Naati Imali, Naag Nathaiya, Rathyatra, and history of keenaram math is included.
You must be guessing, what will happen, if Varanasi will be listed in World Heritage City? Well the answer is simple. The Varanasi will be historically conserved and developed on World parameters. Surveys will be done, several constructions will take place and conservation of old and historically important monuments will be done.