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Archaeological Survey of India (SSI) officials have made several arrangements to ensure that tourists visiting the Taj are not at risk of corona infection.
Amarnath Gupta, caretaker of the Taj Mahal, said, ‘Circles have been painted at the East and West Gate to maintain sanitization, thermal screening, social distancing. Please tell that the tourists have to be given admission in two shifts in the Taj Mahal.
Each shift will involve two and a half thousand tourists. That is, 5000 people will be able to see the Taj Mahal in a day. Tickets for admission to Taj will be booked online only.
Foreign tourists will have to pay Rs 1,100 for the entry ticket and the people of the country will pay Rs 50 per ticket. At the same time, Indian and foreign tourists have to book 200 – 200 tickets to go to the main dome.