Red Fort, built by Shah Jahan in the 17th century, will now belong to the Dalmia Bharat Group as the cement company ‘adopted’ the monument on Tuesday.

It is possible to do so, yes.

Times of India

The group had to pay a sum of Rs 25 crore and the monument now belongs to them for 5 years, reports Business Standard


The deal happened under the government’s ‘Adopt A Heritage’ Scheme, which was launched by the President and forgotten by the citizens.

But recently the said adoption started making news, and people weren’t pleased.


The group will be required to renovate the monument and in turn take all the profit earned from tickets sold to the visitors. 

Trans India Travels

Twitter, as usual had reactions to the news, and they were not good.

While this does come as a surprise, the ultimate goal is to renovate the monument and we’re hoping that the government and the company achieve that together.