The Ministry of Culture has announced that India is nominating the 'Maratha Military Landscape' for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
'Maratha Military Landscapes' represents extraordinary fortification and military system envisioned by the Maratha rulers.
The 'Maratha Military Landscapes of India' was developed between 17th and 19th centuries.
It represents an extraordinary fortification and military system envisioned by the Maratha rulers.
This is not the first time that the Maratha Military Landscape has been considered for nomination.
There are more than 390 forts in Maharashtra, out of which only 12 forts are selected under the 'Maratha Military Landscapes of India'.
The inception of the Maratha military ideology dates back to the 17th century during the reign of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
At present, there are 42 World Heritage Sites in India, out of which 34 are cultural sites, seven are natural sites and one is mixed sites.