Charminar, Golconda Fort not to re-open for readers now


A view of the Indian historic monuments Mecca Masjid (L) and Charminar (R) are pictured at dusk in the old metropolis area of HyderabadNOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Illustrations or photos

Historic Charminar and Golconda Fort, the two major tourist attractions in Hyderabad, which were being established to re-open from July 6, will continue being shut as the coronavirus cases go on to spike in the GHMC limits.

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials made a decision not to reopen the Charminar and Golconda Fort on Monday.

Previously, the ASI mentioned not additional than 2,000 visitors would be permitted at the centrally protected monuments just about every working day. The entry tickets for people were being supposed to be marketed on the net. No actual physical sale of the tickets will occur, the tourists can reserve the ticket on the ASI web page.

A assembly was held in advance of where by Superintendent archaeologist (Hyderabad circle), Milan Kumar Chauley gave a closing contact to the preparations for re-opening of Charminar and Golconda Fort.

At any time given that the lockdown was imposed in the past 7 days of March to curb the unfold of Covid-19, Charminar and Golconda Fort have been closed for readers.

Charminar is the image of Hyderabad

Developed in 1591 by Hyderabad’s founder Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah, Charminar is the symbol of Hyderabad. According to ASI details, about a lakh persons go to the monument each thirty day period.

The majestic Golconda Fort was the capital of Qutb Shahi kings from 1518 to 1687. It also appeals to thousands of website visitors each and every day.

Union Minister of State for Lifestyle and Tourism (Independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel on Friday announced that the Ministry of Society and ASI have made a decision to open all the centrally shielded monuments from July 6.

Only those people monuments which are in the non-containment zone will be open for readers, according to stories.

All the monuments will be sure by the protocols like sanitization, social distancing and other health protocols issued by the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs and Ministry of Health and fitness and Spouse and children Welfare.

(With company inputs)

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