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The importance of India is in its Incredible Heritage.

The Flagstones of History are bastions of legacy of Golden Days.
In Bhopal the legacy is under threat as the Minster of Urban Development Babulal Gaur is making way for parking lots by demolishing the oldest post office, The Gateway of the old City the only surviving Gate of the Old City Jumerati and the Royal Rest House Sheesh Mahal.

Lets Not be silent viewers and join hands to save the buildings from the acute danger.
Believe in past as present stands on it and so does Future.

The Bhopal Heritage Foundation called for a reactionary protest against the order of the urban development minister Babulal Gaur who on April 1 announced that three old buildings of the city (Sheesh Mahal, Old post Office and Jumerati Gate) will be demolished to make way for parking area in the market.

The President Shehla Masood, Secretary Sikander Malik, Archaeologist Pooja Saxena with several historians Dr Amita singh, Dr. Mamta Chandsoria were prominent and eminent citizens were present.

We request Culture and heritage Lovers to sign the petition to save the Historical monument in Bhopal. These orders they are not coming for building but for a culture.

Our politicians have been elected agents of real estate Mafia. In the name of Urbanization its is just creating a divide.The member demanded the calling of the orders, realizing the historicity of these buildings to save them is much easy then destroying them with better options.

The rest of World tries its level best to save, preserve and renovate historical sites, heritage, buildings etc.. But political expediency and Money only seems to be the criteria for these so called politicians.When the world is talking about Restoration n Conservation of historical buildings.....some Destructive Minds ,think in the reverse direction.

Show your Solidarity Friends.

Jumerati gate was one among the several gates that were erected by Sardar Dost Muhammad khan the founder of Bhopal. This gate is a living legend of citys history built around 1720. It defended the Bhopal city during the siege of Bhopal. The gate is the only part of the Sher-i-khas which is curbed by the rising encroachments and is facing the brunt of the insane authorities.

The old post office was a part of the unique postal system of Bhopal that was modernized by the Begum of Bhopal Nawab Sikander Begum. Later the postal services were consolidated in times of Nawab Shahjehan Begum and consolidated postal services were introduced in the former Bhopal state. This building is now in a dilipidated state due to negligence.

The Sheesh Mahal is part of the khirniwala maidan complex. It was constructed in times of Nawab Sikander Begum of Bhopal to accommodate the state guests who visited Bhopal on royal visits. It is the building where Iqbal the poet wrote his masterpieces dedicated to the nation. This royal guest house was the residence of celebrated poet Fazal Tabhish of Bhopal. The building houses the old art school of Bhopal of Zari Zardosi established by Nawab Sultan Jahan Begum of Bhopal. The producer Ismail Merchant used the city palace complex for the incustody movie. The unique blend of Indo-French architecture is a example of architectural heritage.

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Latest Signatures

  • 16 January 2016300. Inam Urr
    Save Haritsge
  • 04 January 2016299. Tamseel K
    Bhopal is known for it's heritage and it's the character of the city. Pls don't destroy my beautiful Bhopal. Let the monuments tell the story of it's rich culture many more years the way they told us.
  • 04 January 2016298. Iram S
    CHECK OUT ....
  • 31 December 2015297. Swapnil P
    Please do not Destroy the heritage of this awesome city..
  • 26 December 2015296. Nishant S
    I support this petition
  • 24 December 2015295. Aamir H
    Good Work!
  • 07 December 2015294. Zain Bush
    dont let them 2 b demolished...
  • 01 December 2015293. Anu Greer
    I support this petition
  • 30 November 2015292. Ayush S
    please save our heritage coz they are the only way to remember our past
  • 24 November 2015291. Rubina Khans
    save our past for our future generation
  • 14 November 2015290. Shilpa S
    in purani imaraton ki tarah babulal bhi to purana hai,to kya ise bhi tor dein. yeh imaratein to phir bhi haseen hain!aqal ki goli khao in mein paisa lagao inhain theek karne ke liye, na ke torne ke liye.
  • 10 November 2015289. Ratna M
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  • 30 October 2015287. Reeta J
    Please don't mess around with the Glorious Heritage of our Shaandar city.
  • 26 October 2015286. Rohit Kumard
    I support this petition
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    I support this petition
  • 09 October 2015280. Robi A
    Save Bhopal Heritage
  • 05 October 2015279. Vijay B
    purane imarto ko todkar parking nahin baanee chahiye.. parking ke liye doosre jagah dhone or ise saware
  • 30 September 2015278. Shams Cooley
  • 28 September 2015277. Saba Salazar
    request!! 1st and if no 1 listens then take action
  • 26 September 2015276. Jaya S
    I support this petition
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    I support this petition
  • 19 September 2015274. Azra S
    Pls save and preserve Bhopal heritage.

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Chief Minister Madhya Pradesh Government


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