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No Selfies at National Monuments?

National Monuments are ‘No Selfie Zone’ for 12th to 18th August. The Tourism Ministry has issued advisory to all states as part of security measures, in view of the Independence Day.


Ahead of the Independence Day, the Tourism Ministry has issued an advisory to all states wherein it has issued guidelines putting a restriction on taking selfies in front of national memorials from August 12 -18. The ministry has issued advisory to all states as part of security measures being taken in view of the Independence Day and the ‘Bharat Parv’ event.

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After getting inputs from security agencies about high threat perception to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this Independence Day, the Delhi Police has demarcated and deployed security personnel around 3,140 trees in and around the Red Fort premises as a part of an extensive security cover.

The security agencies had intercepted communication about the possible use of drones to breach the Prime Minister?s security cordon during the Independence Day.


So, if you are thinking about taking some cool selfies near India Gate or Taj Mahal, then it’s better try not to visit these places between 12th to 18th August, Thank us Later though!

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