'Proud Moment': Garba Dance Enters UNESCO's List, Gujarat CM Commends Honor

(MENAFN- AsiaNet News) The revered dance tradition of Garba has achieved a significant milestone by joining the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity.

The Representative List serves as a compilation of intangible heritage elements that not only celebrate the diversity of cultural legacies but also emphasize their vital significance, fostering global awareness.

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Celebrating this recognition, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendera Patel expressed immense pride, hailing Garba's induction into the Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage list as a landmark moment for both Gujarat and India.

Taking to social media platform X, Patel underscored, "Garba's inclusion in the Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage list is truly a proud moment for Gujarat and India. It is an honor bestowed by the world upon India's ancient cultural treasure."

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Telangana BJP chief G Kishan Reddy also acknowledged this achievement, attributing it to the relentless efforts of the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Reddy highlighted the listing as a testament to the government's commitment to showcasing India's rich cultural heritage on the global stage.


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