The erasure of historical monuments and sites can significantly impact a society’s identity and heritage. As Arthur Marwick noted, history is essential for individuals, communities, and societies to find their bearings and make intelligent decisions.
The disappearance of ASI-protected monuments, such as the Barakhamba cemetery in New Delhi, is alarming and highlights the need for preservation.
Md Umar Ashraf, the founder of the Heritage Times portal, emphasizes that history defines our present, and erasing it can lead to the loss of our identity and heritage.
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