Taj Mahal, which was closed for two months due to the raging second wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, is set to reopen from today. It was first closed on March 17 last year during the first wave of the pandemic. It reopened on September 21, 2020 with several restrictions.
However, the historic monument in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra was again closed on April 16 this year as the country witnessed its worst health crisis due to the second wave and was adding a record surge in daily cases and deaths.
Here are the guidelines which are to be followed by people visiting Taj Mahal:
1. Agra district magistrate Prabhu N Singh said on Tuesday that only 650 people will be allowed inside the monument at one point of time in order to ensure all Covid-protocols are followed. Teams will be deployed to monitor the crowd at all times, he added.
2. Taj Mahal will be sanitised three times a day, superintending archaeologist, ASI, Agra Circle, Vasant Kumar Swarnakar told news agency PTI on…