Varanasi & Jaipur selected as members of UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Q.  UNESCO has announced the inclusion of which Indian city/cities in the Creative Cities Network?
- Published on 14 Dec 15

a. Varanasi
b. Jaipur
c. Jaisalmer
d. Both a and b

ANSWER: Both a and b
Varanasi and Jaipur have made it to the network in the following categories- City of Music and City of Crafts and Folk Art respectively. UNESCO DG Irina Bokova has announced the designation of 47 cities from 33 nations as part of the Creative Cities Network. India applied for the first time in these categories to UNESCO in 2015.

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