Std. 06 History had Dr. Meera Iyer come and speak to them about Dholavira on August 23rd. She talked to them about UNESCO World Heritage Sites and why places are given that recognistion. She also spoke about Dholavira and how it is unique compared to other Harappan sites.
Meera is a writer and researcher. She has written on history, heritage and culture for several leading publications and dailies and has a column in the Deccan Herald. Her work focuses on helping people connect with places through history and culture. She is a partner at Carnelian Heritage Consultants and is the Convenor of the Bengaluru Chapter of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).