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ADF suggests steps to promote lesser-known Agra monuments

A letter has been sent by Agra Development Foundation (ADF) to Union tourism and culture minister G. Kishan Reddy , in which it has been said that Agra has rich historical and cultural heritage. But recent statistics show that most tourists visiting Agra only see the Taj Mahal and leave the same day without seeing the other monuments.

Demands from various quarters to promote lesser-known monuments in the Taj city notwithstanding, the focus continues to remain on the iconic Taj Mahal. (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 25, 2023 12:08 AM IST

Take a stance on the Places of Worship Act

To maintain communal amity, the government should consider taking a clear stance on the legislation, and the apex court should weigh in at the earliest

The law locks the religious character of a holy site as it was on August 15, 1947, the day of Independence, with the exception of the disputed site at Ayodhya (Shutterstock)
Updated on May 16, 2023 07:28 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Free entry at centrally protected monuments in Agra today

To celebrate World Heritage Day, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will open an interpretation centre dedicated to Mughal Emperor Akbar at Sikandra, also known as Akbar’s Tomb in Agra.

In view of World Heritage Day, all the centrally protected monuments in Agra, including the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, will allow free entry to visitors on Tuesday. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 12:49 AM IST

6 most stunning forts and palaces in India you need to visit

Check out India's most breathtaking forts and palaces that will leave you in awe.

6 most stunning fort and palaces in India you need to visit(HT Gallery)
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 02:55 PM IST

I-Day | Gandhi's birthplace, Fatehpur Sikri: Key sites for tricolour hoisting

Taj Mahal, a Unesco world heritage site, is not in the list of monuments where the national flag would be hoisted on August 15, said an ASI official.

Agra Fort is among the sites selected by ASI for hoisting the national flag on independence day.(Pic for representation)
Published on Aug 07, 2022 12:38 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
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