So, Dalmia Group had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ministry of tourism to adopt the iconic Mughal-era monument for the next five years at a cost of Rs 25 crore. As per the agreement, the corporate giant would build basic infrastructure around the monument and maintain it.
According to report in scroll in 2014 the Red fort alone generates the
Revenue: Rs 6,15,89,750
And in addition to this, with all our taxes why the government is unable to take care of the monuments?
The government has crores to spend in building of new statues but cannot look after the maintenance of already existing iconic monuments.
Well! May be this information will help a bit to connect the dots.
Vishnu Hari Dalmia –
Is a scion of Dalmia Group of industries and the eldest son of Jaidayal Dalmia.
He is one of the senior members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, served as various post in organization as president, international president and currently patron and in advisory board of VHP.
He has also played important role in Ram Janmabhoomi movement and is one of the co-accused in Babri Masjid demolition case.
Dalmia Bros is managed by Vishnu Hari Dalmia’s sons.
Your “adopt a heritage scheme” is not a “monument mitra” as you are portraying.
In reality it is the issue
of great fikr.
The slogan to adopt a heritage itself is enough to highlight that how much you have abandoned it deliberately!