Six monuments of Hyderabad get heritage awards

Hyderabad: Six monuments of Hyderabad won the nominations of the 22nd INTACH Heritage awards, which were announced here on Tuesday.

A function was held on the occasion of World Heritage Day in which RTC Chairman S Satyanarayana and INTACH convenor Sajjad Shahed presented the Awards. The awards are being presented by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) for the past 22 years.

The Khanqah of Hazrat Shah Khamosh located behind Mecca Masjid, won the award. Maulana Syed Akber Nizamuddin Husaini Saberi Sajjada Nasheen Dargah Hazrat Shah Khamosh took the award.

The other monuments which won the award include Maulana Azad National Urdu University for rock preservation, Central Library Osmania University, the EME War Memorial at Secunderabad, The Cottage Industries Sales Depot located at Gunfoundry and the Ravindra Bharati, designed by Mohammed Fayazuddin, the internationally renowned architect-planner of Hyderabad.