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ASI monuments to open

All the protocols issued by the MHA and the Health Ministry will be followed

ASI monuments to open

New Delhi: Union Minister for Culture & Tourism (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel announced that Culture Ministry has approved opening of 820 centrally protected monuments under the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) which have places of worship from 8th June, 2020. Patel also said that all the protocols issued by the MHA and the Health ministry will be followed in these monuments.

ASI monuments to open

In its order, Culture Ministry said that ASI shall ensure that preventive measures as stipulated in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, on 4.6.2020 to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the religious places/places of worship  are effectively put in place and scrupulously followed while opening and managing these Centrally Protected Monuments. ASI shall also further ensure that it follows all other directions issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India in this regard.

ASI monuments to open

Ministry of Culture also requested ASI to share the list of these 820 CPMs proposed to be opened on 8.6.2020 with respective States and the Districts concerned and that any state and/or district specific orders with regard to containment and prevention of spread of COVID- 19 are also comprehensively implemented.

Monuments in Sarnath Circle of ASI:

  1. Dharahara mosque, Varanasi
  2. Old Shahi Fort, Jaunpur
  3. Jhanjhiri Mosque, Jaunpur
  4. Khalis- Mukhlis- char ungali Mosque, Jaunpur
  5. Garhwa Fort, Prayagraj
  6. Hindu Temple , Bara, Prayagraj
  7. Samudra kup, Jhusi, Prayagraj
  8. Buddhist remains at Kaisa (maha parinirvan temple+Ramabhar stupa+ Mathakuwar ka kot), Kushinagar
  9. Gulab bari/ tomb of Nawab Suza ud Faila, Ayodhya
  10. Tomb of Bahu Begam, Ayodhya
  11. Prithvi Nath Mahadev Temple, Gonda

Kindly click the link for the list of living monuments



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