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The association for the safeguard of Pondicherry and of the French heritage in India

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The actions of the association for the safeguard of Pondicherry and of the French heritage in India

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Cours Chabrole vu de la mer,Pondichérry,1930

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News of the Association
Progress report (July 1st 2018):

Friends of Pondicherry Heritage have just met for their annual assembly in Paris on June 27. They have taken good notice of the following : the 4 meditation benches have been installed and a new well has been diggen. The maintenance is done by a lady gardner (watering, unweeding, cleaning, every day) and by a gardner (clipping and mowing the lawn, once a month or so). But we still have to furnish …

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Pondicherry, a city with a character of its own

Pondicherry, tinted of gold and mauve by the raising sun, which leaves on the sea a long luminous trail… The Indian believe she is French and the French Indian: she is only herself, haven of peace, where races and religions are side by side without quarreling, where the chimes of the cathedral bells blend harmoniously with the muezzin’s call and the deep vibration of temple gongs.

If we are careful, the present need not destroy the past. It is a magic place to understand, dream and remember.

Rose Vincent

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Pondichéry en 1930, avec au fond Notre-Dame des Anges

Cours Chabrol, view from the see, Pondichérry,1930


Protect, restore, support, bring together

To save the unique heritage of Pondicherry, shared by France and India, it is necessary to mobilise every contribution and to act fast.

Founded in 1995, Friends of Pondicherry Heritage’s goals are:

  • To protect and restore the ancient houses in Pondicherry’s historical center,
  • To support every public or private initiative that respects this background
  • To bring all those who care for the safeguard and influence of the French legacy in India together

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Pondichéry en 1930, avec au fond Notre-Dame des Anges

Pondicherry in 1930, with Our-Lady-of-Angels in the back