In-line with the vision of reviving heritage monuments in the country, InterGlobe Foundation and Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) announced the completion of restoration work on Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s tomb in the Nizamuddin area. The tomb was opened to public on 17th Decemeber 2020 on the birth anniversary of the great poet.
The event was presided over by the Hon'ble Minister of State for Tourism & Culture, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel along with Smt. Rohini Bhatia, Chairperson - InterGlobe Foundation, Shri Ratish Nanda, CEO – AKTC, and other members of the AKTC & InterGlobe Teams responsible for restoring this monument back to life.
Commenting on the project completion, Ms. Rohini Bhatia, Chairperson, InterGlobe Foundation, said, “India is known for its cultural heritage, hence the preservation of our art and culture is essential for our identity. We are pleased to be a part of restoration of Rahim’s mausoleum. In addition to physical restoration, we are also establishing the relevance of sites and creating awareness among communities towards the need for preservation of culture and heritage. At InterGlobe Foundation, we strive to conserve the cultural heritage of our nation. Through restoration projects like Rahim’s tomb in Delhi and Indra Kund stepwell in Rajasthan, InterGlobe Foundation has impacted thousands of lives while successfully preserving the historical and cultural values that bind us as a nation”.