The Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel has announced 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India. These new circles have been formed in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal and Gujarat. Along with the 7 new circles, the minister also added that the Hampi Mini Circle in Karnataka has been converted into a full fledged circle.
Here is the list of all 7 new circles:
- Trichy in Tamil Nadu
- Raiganj in West Bengal
- Rajkot in Gujarat
- Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh
- Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh
- Meerut in Uttar Pradesh
- Hampi in Karnataka
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