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Kozhikode is the first City of Literature in India

Kozhikode and Gwalior from India are among the 55 new cities which on Tuesday joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. UNESCO made the announcement on its official website.

These new cities were “acknowledged for their strong commitment to harnessing culture and creativity as part of their development strategies, and displaying innovative practices in human-centred urban planning,” the world body said in a statement.

While Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh has made it to the coveted list in the ‘Music’ category, Kozhikode in Kerala has earned a place in the ‘Literature’ category.

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