The Delhi authorities is mulling to convey Malcha Mahal, the 14th century Tughlaq-era hunting lodge positioned within the central ridge, on metropolis’s tourist map after renovating the heritage construction, official sources mentioned.
Malcha Mahal was the abode of self-proclaimed descendants of the Nawab of Awadh, and lies uncared for for the reason that dying of the final of the royal household in September 2017.
Hidden behind thick foliage within the central ridge alongside Sardar Patel Marg, the traditional construction is neither the ASI protected monument nor the state authorities has paid any consideration to preserve it.
The hope to preserve its heritage worth has been rekindled as, the sources mentioned, the state authorities’s archaeology division is making effort to rent a advisor to put together an in depth plan for its restoration.
“A request for proposal is being ready and it will likely be issued soon to rent a advisor for the restoration work of Malcha Mahal. We are planning to invite businesses who have experience on this area to perform the restoration work,” the sources mentioned, including that if every part goes as per plan the restoration work ought to start within the subsequent five-six months.
After beginning of the restoration work, it’s doubtless to take just a few years to full the challenge, they mentioned.
The official sources mentioned that the general public are unaware about this hidden historic monument within the metropolis so the federal government can also be planning to put it on metropolis’s tourist map by creating tourist pleasant actions there.
They, nevertheless, mentioned that this plan is in very nascent stage and it will likely be early to predict what kind of amenities or actions will probably be deliberate there for tourism functions.
Let us first work on the restoration of the heritage web site then we are able to plan tourism actions there, the official sources mentioned.
According to officers, Malcha Mahal was constructed by the then Sultan Firoz Shah Tughlaq and was used as a hunting lodge by him.
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