Meghalaya’s living root bridges included on tentative list of UNESCO’s World’s Heritage Sites
- The famous living root bridges found in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, have been included on the tentative list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.
- The site has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site tentative list as ‘Jingkieng Jri: Living Root Bridge Cultural Landscapes of Meghalaya’
- The UNESCO recognition of the bridges was submitted by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on January 21, 2022, on the occasion of 50th year of creation of the hill state.
Source: Times Of India