LUCKNOW, April 19 -- Heritage enthusiasts of the city teamed up and organised a grand gala to celebrate the International Day for Monuments and Sites here on Thursday. Mayor Sayukta Bhatiyawas the chief guest at the event. , which started with a cleaning drive launched by the people in collaboration with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) at the majestic Clock Tower in the morning.

About 200 students, armed with awareness placards, banners and posters not only cleaned the area but also created awareness among the masses, telling them about the importance of the day and how necessary it was to save our heritage. The cleanliness drive lasted for about two hours.

Apart from students oeople from different walks of life also took part in...