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Monuments to become accessible for people with disabilities

July 3, 2016

Soon people with disabilities will be able to access top tourist places like temples and museums without much any discomfort.

The ministries of culture and social justice and empowerment will make 50 prominent monuments accessible soon. Some of the prominent monuments include the Qutab Minar, Red Fort, and Humayun's tomb in Delhi, Konark Sun Temple and Jagannath Temple in Odisha, the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, etc.

Facilities provided will include wheelchairs, disabled-friendly toilets, Braille signages, tactile floors or pathways, railings and ramps.

The project will be done nationwide in a phased manner.



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