Inventory of cultural heritage sites

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, June 21:

The Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City (LMC) has prepared an inventory of what constitutes tangible and intangible cultural heritage of its 10 wards. The record was prepared as part of a programme of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in five municipalities of the Kathmandu Valley. A high-level 13-member committee has been formed under the coordination of Satya Mohan Joshi to document the status of temples, stone inscriptions, courtyards, pati pauwa, sattal and rajkulo with photographs, as well as intangible cultural heritage such as dances, jatras, festivals which are of historic, archaeological, religious and cultural importance. According to Joshi, tangible and intangible cultural heritage have been classified on the basis of their historic, archaeological, religious and cultural importance.

These heritage should be over or under hundred years, which need immediate conservation.

“The inventory of the heritage will be completed within three months,” he said.