Decision : 36 COM 8B.22
Cultural Properties - Hill Forts of Rajasthan (India)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.   Having examined Documents WHC-12/36.COM/8B and WHC-12/36.COM/INF.8B1,

2.   Refers the nomination of the Hill Forts of Rajasthan, India, back to the State Party, in order to allow it to:

a)   Provide a more detailed approach for the selection of the components to show that they present the various categories of Rajput military architecture in the whole range of the Rajput kingdoms’ physiographical terrain,

b)   Provide more information on management of the five components under the Fort Apex Advisory Committee and the overarching authority for the serial nomination;

3.   Recommends that the State Party requests an advisory mission to the site or discusses other forms of dialogue to encourage the upstream process which is essential for this nomination.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: India
Year: 2012
Decision Code: 36 COM 8B.22