Red Fort To Remain Shut Till Further Notice To Prevent Bird Flu Spread

Pink Fort will stay shut until additional discover as a measure in opposition to the unfold of fowl flu (File)

New Delhi:

The Pink Fort will stay shut until additional discover as a measure in opposition to the unfold of avian influenza, based on an order issued by the Archaeological Survey of India.

The enduring web site has been closed for guests since January 19 after the district administration wrote to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) requesting it to close the monument to limit the unfold of the illness.

The location was additionally shut from January 22 to January 26 in view of Republic Day and was scheduled to open the next day when folks from throughout the town get a chance to view tableaux from the Republic Day celebrations on show on the Pink Fort premises for 15 days.


Nonetheless, on January 26, a piece of agitating farmers entered the monument and climbed on to the ramparts. Quickly after the ASI introduced that the positioning might be shut for all guests until January 31 and cited fowl flu behind the choice.

“As per order acquired from the District Justice of the Peace (Central)-cum-District Catastrophe Administration Authority, Authorities of NCT of Delhi and in continuation to earlier workplace orders of this workplace, it’s hereby directed that the Pink Fort, Delhi shall stay closed for the general public and normal guests till additional order, as a measure to manage the unfold of Avian Influenza within the Pink Fort space which is asserted as contaminated zone,” the order issued on February 1 stated.

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