The world-famous Taj Mahal and Agra Fort will re-opened for visitors from September 21 following the Unlock 4.0 guidelines.
Superintending Archaeologist of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Basant Kumar announced that only 2,500 will be allowed in a day into Taj Mahal and 5,000 into Agra Fort.
Only electronic tickets will be issued to help visitors maintain social distancing and follow COVID-19 safety protocols
The monuments were closed for visitors since the beginning of nationwide lockdown was imposed in the month of March to keep a check on the spread of coronavirus in the country.
According of Union Ministry of Health, there are currently 61,625 active cases and 3,920 deaths so far in Uttar Pradesh.
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