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Today free entry of women in Taj mahal including all monuments on International Women Day

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On the occasion of International Women’s Day, which is observed every year on 8 March to salute the struggle of women, the Central Government has announced a big gift to women across the country. On 8 March, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to allow free entry to women visiting protected monuments across the country. The order has been issued by the Joint Director General (AS) of ASI, M Nambirajan.

As per this order, Indian and foreign women tourists will be given free entry to all the protected monuments and archaeological sites on International Women’s Day. There are 3,691 monuments protected by the central government under the ASI. There will be free entry for women in monuments like Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Sun Temple, Ellora Caves, Khajuraho, and Ajanta Caves on Monday.

The main purpose of International Women’s Day is to make people aware of the honor and rights of women. Women are also honored on this day in offices, schools, government institutions, etc. So that they can make this day feel special. Many programs are also organized at various places across the country.

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on 8 March to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. On this day, many topics are emphasized to improve the lives of women around the world and increase awareness among them.

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There will be no hard lockdown in India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Amid the rising COVID-19 infections across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (April 8) said that there will be no hard lockdown. The Prime Minister said that there is a need to work on war footing again to fight the current wave of the pandemic.

“A challenging situation is emerging again. I request you all to give your suggestions to tackle the COVID-19 situation,” he said.

Addressing a virtual meeting, with numerous chief ministers of states and union territories (UT) to discuss the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing vaccination drive, PM Narendra Modi said that whichever state has imposed night curfews, the authorities of those states should term it as ‘corona curfew’ in order to spread awareness.

“Wherever night curfew is in place, there the phrase ‘corona curfew’ should be used so that awareness regarding coronavirus is maintained, he said.

Meanwhile, PM Modi also rejected opposition-ruled states’ demand to open vaccination process for all above 18 years of age. Defending the current eligibility criteria of vaccination for all 45 years, he said, “India’s criteria are no different from the most prosperous countries in the world, and it will have to prioritise the vaccination.”

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