Don’t Visit The Taj Mahal On February 24
On 24 February, the Taj Mahal will remain closed for the public 12 noon for US President Donald Trump’s visit to the historic monument. Specific security arrangements are also made for Trump’s visit next week.
Taj Mahal closure
Vasant Kumar Swarnkar, Superintendent Agra Division, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said that on February 24, the Taj Mahal would be closed for public from 12 noon for security reasons. US President Donald Trump is visiting India and he could visit the Taj Mahal on the same day.
Preparations for Trump’s visit in Agra
Massive security operation is carried out in Agra for Trump’s visit to Taj. The US President Donald Trump and the first lady of the US are visiting India on the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And they have plan to visit the Taj.
Superintendent of Police (City) Botre Rohan Pramod said that every mansion whether it is a home, shop, restaurant of hotel near the Taj Mahal area and on the main route had been identified. He informed that the verification process was about to finish. He said that some teams had also been put for getting the verification done.
The locals including vendors and businessmen in the city said that they were asked to produce their Aadhaar cards for verification. The police and the authorities also confirmed that checking Aadhaar was a part of the verification process.
It is to be noted that the US President Donald Trump could visit the Taj Mahal, if his security needs are accommodated.