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Mar 07, 2020
2:15PM

ASI protected ticketed monuments to be free for women visitors on IWD

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On the occasion of International Women's day, all Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected ticketed monuments including Taj Mahal will be free for all women visitors from India and abroad. 

Culture minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said, ASI is fully committed towards the safety and security of women visitors to monuments. Mr. Patel said that India has a great tradition to give respect to women and this is a small tribute from Ministry of Culture to the women power of the world. 

He also said that the Archaeological Survey of India is fully committed towards the safety and security of women visiting its monuments. 


Mr Patel said a baby care and a baby feeding room was inaugurated at the Taj Mahal premises in Agra in August last year and after that, the same has been set up at various monuments. 

AIR correspondent reports, lady security staff has also been deployed at entry points for frisking of lady passengers at Red Fort.
 

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