Jammu, Dec 27 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday ordered constitution of the state heritage conservation and preservation authority, according to an official order. Also Read - Despites Issues, Apple Growers in Kashmiri Get Double Rates as They Revive Old Market Chains

The non-official members of the authority include Chander Mohan Seth, former chairman of the pollution control board; S K A Qadri, former director general of archives, archaeology and museums; Abdul Qayoom Rafiqui, former head of department of history in Kashmir University; while Phonsok Tsering, alumni of the National School of Drama, will be the co-opted member. Also Read - Govt Asks Wikipedia to Remove Link that Shows Wrong Map of Jammu and Kashmir

The authority has been constituted under Section 7 of the Jammu and Kashmir Heritage (Conservation and Preservation) Act, 2010. Also Read - Operation All-Out in Kashmir: Forces And Civil Society Need to Kill Terrorism's Psyche

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