Archaeological Survey of India illuminates 100 Monuments in Tri-color to celebrate the landmark achievement of 100 crore vaccinations

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Red Fort after 100 Cr Vaccination
Red Fort after 100 Cr Vaccination
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Archaeological Survey of India illuminates 100 Monuments in Tri-color to celebrate the landmark achievement of 100 crore vaccinations

By PIB Delhi

Key Highlight

  • The illumination of monument is an expression of gratitude towards corona warriors – vaccinators, sanitation staff, paramedical, auxiliary workers, police personnel
  • The 100 monuments lit up in Tri-color include UNESCO World Heritage Sites also

The Archaeological Survey of India of Ministry of Culture is illuminating 100 Monuments in Tri-color across the country as India achieved the landmark milestone of administrating 100 crore COVID vaccinations in one of the World’s largest and fastest vaccination drive. The illumination is taking place as a mark of respect and gratitude to corona warriors who have contributed relentlessly in the fight against covid pandemic.

Humayun’s Tomb

The 100 monuments being lit up in Tri-color include UNESCO World Heritage Sites – the Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb and QutbMinar in Delhi, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh, Konark Temple in Odisha, MamallapuramRath temples in Tamil Nadu, St Francis of Assisi Church in Goa, Khajuraho, the forts of Chittor and Kumbhalgarh in Rajasthan, the excavated ruins of the ancient Nalanda University in Bihar and Dholavira (recently accorded world heritage status) in Gujarat.

Sun Temple, Konark

Red Fort

To express gratitude towards corona warriors – vaccinators, sanitation staff, paramedical, auxiliary workers, police personnel etc., who have worked beyond their call of duty to help the Country face the pandemic effectively and for their selfless services to the humankind the 100 monuments will remain lit in Tri-Color on the night of 21st October 2021 as India achieved the landmark 100 crore vaccination mark.

Khajuraho

Vaccination played an important role in controlling the spread of the virus and halting the third wave and by administrating 100 crore COVID vaccine doses India becomes the only country along with China to be in the billion-dose club.

List of Monuments for Illumination
Sl.No Name of the Monument(s) District/State Name of Circle

  1. Temple of Madan Mohan Brindaban, Uttar Pradesh Agra Circle
  2. Temple of Govind Deo Brindaban, Uttar Pradesh
  3. Agra Fort, Agra Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  4. Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  5. Akbar’s Tomb Sikandra, Agra Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  6. Temple of Vishnu Bishnupur, Manipur
  7. Aizawl Circle Aizawl ASI office Aizawl, Mizoram
  8. Bhubaneswari Temple Rajnagar Tripura
  9. Sree Veerabadra Swamy Temple at Lepakshi Ananthapuram, Andhra Pradesh Amaravati Circle
  10. Gateways and the bastions of the old fort, viz Bastion No. Beach GhantkiBuruzu Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
  11. Lower Fort Chandragiri, Andhra Pradesh
  12. Fort with enclosed ancient buildings, Madhavaperumal temple and tower known as Madarsala Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh
  13. Eastern portion of Salihundam hill Containing Buddhist Remains (A chaitya and four stupas) at Salihundam Village Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh
  14. Salabatkhan’s Tomb, Mohekari Ahmednagar, Maharashtra Aurangabad Circle
  15. Tomb of Rabia Daurani (Bibi-KaMaqbara), Aurangabad Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  16. Daulatabad Fort and Monuments therein (e.g. Chand Minar), Daulatabad. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  17. Tipu Sultan’s Palace Bengaluru, Karnataka Bengaluru Circle
  18. Daria Daulat Bagh, Karnataka
  19. Sun Temple at Konark Odisha Bhubaneswar Circle
  20. Buddhist Monuments Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
  21. Gwalior Fort, Gwalior Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Circle
  22. Raisen Fort Madhya Pradesh
  23. Vellore Fort, Vellore Vellore, Tamil Nadu Chennai Circle
  24. Fort at Gingee Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu
  25. Siva temple dedicated to Sri Mulanathar Bahur, Puducherry
  26. Group of Monuments at Mamallapuram Tamil Nadu
  27. Kailashnatha Temple, Kanchipuram Tamil Nadu
  28. Fort at Hisar Haryana Chandigarh Circle
  29. Sarai including gateway, Nurmahal, Jalandhar, Punjab
  30. Temple sacred to Mahasu Hanol, Uttarakhand Dehradun Circle
  31. Lakhamandal Temple, village Lakhamandal, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  32. Red Fort, Old Delhi NCT of Delhi Delhi Circle
  33. Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi NCT of Delhi
  34. QutbMinar, Mehrauli , Delhi NCT of Delhi
  35. Purana Qila, Delhi NCT of Delhi
  36. Tomb of Rahim Khan I Khana NCT of Delhi
  37. Safdarjang Tomb, Delhi NCT of Delhi
  38. Tughlaqabad Fort NCT of Delhi
  39. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Bagalkot, Karnataka Dharwad Circle
  40. Group of Temples at Aihole Bagalkot, Karnataka
  41. Gol-Gumbaz, Bijapur. Bijapur, Karnataka
  42. Church and Convent of St.Francis Assisi Old Goa, Goa Goa Circle
  43. Rang Ghar Ruins, Sibsagar Sibsagar, Assam
  44. Nartianag Monoliths (U-Mawthohdur-briew) West Jaintia Hills,Meghalaya Guwahati Circle
  45. Remains in Bhismak Nagar Debang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
  46. Remains of a Fort, Dimapur Dimapur, Nagaland
  47. Group of Monuments at Hampi (Vittala Temple and Elephant Stable) Vijayanagara, Karnataka Hampi Circle
  48. Kadalekalu Ganesha Karnataka
  49. Fort Bidar, Bidar Bidar, Karnataka
  50. Golconda Fort, Hyderabad Hyderabad, Telangana Hyderabad Circle
  51. Ramappa Temple, Palampet Telangana
  52. Warangal Fort, Defense and Gateways (Kush Mahal) Warangal, Telangana
  53. Charminar, Hyderabad Hyderabad, Telanaga
  54. Western Group of Temples Khajuraho Chatarpur, Madhya Pradesh Jabalpur
  55. Circle ChausathJogini Temple Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
  56. Madam Mahal Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
  57. Deeg Palace, Deeg Bharatpur, Rajasthan Jaipur Circle
  58. Jhansi Fort, Jhansi Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh Jhansi Circle
  59. Fort of Kumbhalgarh as a whole, Kumbhalgarh Rajsamand, Rajasthan Jodhpur Circle
  60. Fort of Chittor as a whole, Chittorgarh Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
  61. Chaurasi Tomb of Lodhi Shah Badshah Kalpi, Uttar Pradesh Jhansi Circle
  62. Gupta Temple Deogarh, Uttar Pradesh
  63. Metcalfe Hall Kolkata, West Bengal Kolkata Circle
  64. Currency building, Dalhousie Square Kolkata, West Bengal
  65. Ancient Palace at Leh UT of Ladakh Leh Mini Circle
  66. Residency, Lucknow Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Circle
  67. Ancient brick temple Bhitargaon
  68. Old Citedal Known as Shanwar Wada, Pune Maharashtra Mumbai Circle
  69. Aghakhan Palace, Pune Pune, Maharashtra
  70. Ancient Site Ramnagar, Alampur Kot,Uttar Pradesh Meerut Circle
  71. Old High Court Building Nagpur, Maharashtra Nagpur Circle
  72. Excavated remains of Nalanda Mahavihar Nalanda, Bihar Patna Circle
  73. Ancestral House of Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the First President of India Jiradei, Bihar
  74. Sher Shah Suri’s Tomb, Sasaram Sasaram, Bihar
  75. Coronation Throne of Norbugang near Yuksam, West Sikkim KheochodPhalvi, Sikkim Raiganj Circle
  76. Cooch-Behar Palace, at Cooch-Behar Cooch Behar, West Bengal
  77. Monuments & Temples SirpurArang, Chattisgarh Raipur Circle
  78. Ancient Site (Kotada) Dholavira Rajkot Circle
  79. House where Mahatma Gandhi was born Porbandar
  80. Palace and Temple Complex, Navaratnagarh Nagar, Jharkhand Ranchi Circle
  81. Excavated Remains at Sarnath Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Sarnath Circle
  82. Lal Khan tomb at Rajghat Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  83. Man Mahal Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  84. Ancient Buddhist Site known as Chaukhandi Stupa, Rajghat Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  85. Ruined Fort Kangra, Himachal Pradesh Shimla Circle
  86. Ruined Fort Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh
  87. Ancient temple, Avantipur UT of J&K Srinagar Circle
  88. Ancient Palaces attributed to Raja Suchet Singh Ramnagar, UT of J&K
  89. Shankaracharya Temple together with adjacent land Kothi Bagh / Durganag, UT of J&K
  90. Ancient Fort Akhnoor, UT of J&K
  91. Group of arched terraces at Pari Mahal, Srinagar, UT of J&K
  92. Brihadisvara Temple Gangaikonda Tamil Nadu Tiruchirapalli Circle cholapuram
  93. St. Angelo Fort at Kannur Kannur, Kerala Thrissur Circle
  94. Bekal Fort. Pallikare Kasargod, Kerala
  95. Sun Temple, Modhera Mehsana, Gujarat Vadodara Circle
  96. Fort Walls (Including Gates,Structures, Moat, Open land,Outside & Inside Fort) Along sea shore outside western corner of Moti Daman fort, UT of Daman and Diu
  97. Diu Fort, Diu UT of Daman and Diu
  98. Astodia Gate Ahmadabad, Gujarat
  99. Teen Darwaja or Tripolia gate Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  100. Rudabai stepwell with Inscription Adalaj, Gujarat

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