Culture ministry okays opening of over 3,000 ASI-maintained monuments from June 8

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NEW DELHI: The Union culture ministry on Sunday approved opening of it's over 3,000 Archeological Survey of India monuments from June 8, minister Prahlad Patel said.
He said all coronavirus-related protocols issued by the Union health ministry will be followed by the monument authorities.
The 3,691 centrally-protected monuments and archaeological sites maintained by the ASI were shut from March 17 in view of the Covid-19 crisis.
Sources said that e-tickets and wearing masks might be made the norm at such sites for visitors.

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