Tourism Minister to discuss issues of ticketing at tourist sites

first_imgUnion Tourism Minister, Dr Mahesh Sharma has expressed concern over issues related to security and ticketing at tourist sites, days after over 2000 tourists were reportedly turned away from Taj Mahal due to capacity constraints.In a meeting with officials to be held in mid January, the Tourism Minister is expected to discuss the issue of denied entry at the iconic monument in Agra on Christmas Eve despite having bought tickets as the security staff had found the premises “overcrowded”. Issues such as security, ticketing and cleanliness, in and around the tourist spots across the country, will also be a topic of deliberation. The recent issue of 4000 people not being able to buy tickets for Red Fort because of the huge rush on New Year’s eve is also expected to come up for discussion during the meeting.last_img

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