India’s treasures; Sudha Murty; Rediff India News

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

Mumbai’s CST, Halebidu and Amruthapura. Sudha Murty lists her selection of India’s beautiful monuments.

Sudha Murty has a deep respect for India’s history and heritage.

As well as a deep sense of sorrow at how this extensive heritage is being neglected to the point of destruction.

India, she believes, has a glorious legacy and she had found something to admire at almost every place she has visited in the country.

She was dismayed at the negligence she saw at the ancient Somanatha temple in Karnataka’s Gadang district and, through the Infosys Foundation, had the beautiful structure renovated with the help of archaeologists at a cost of Rs 4.5 crores in 2015.

She tells Savera R Someshwar that she tries to visit India’s beautiful monuments whenever she has the time and gives her recommendations for readers.

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