Taj Mahal and different centrally protected monuments closed for round two months because of the Covid pandemic will likely be reopened tomorrow, stated an official. No greater than 650 folks will likely be allowed contained in the monument at given time and groups will likely be deputed to watch the group always, they stated.
“People can only book 5 tickets via one phone number. Vaccination camp has been set up for the workers today,” stated Agra District Magistrate Prabhu N Singh.
The Taj Mahal was shut down in March final yr and was reopened in September with restrictions on the variety of guests earlier than shutting once more in mid-April.
According to an ASI order, 3,693 monuments and 50 museums throughout the nation will reopen from tomorrow. The opening of the monuments will likely be in strict compliance with the chief orders, if any, issued by the state, district or the catastrophe administration authority, it stated.
The entry within the monument will likely be allowed solely through on-line tickets and nobody will likely be allowed to enter sans masks, says Archaeological Survey of India’s superintending archaeologist (Agra circle) Vasant Kumar Swarnkar.
In an order on April 15, the ASI had shut these monuments until May 31.