New Delhi: In a new announcement, the Red Fort will be closed to the public for
over a week from August 8. This initiative has been taken as a security measure for
the preparations of the Independence Day celebrations.
The Culture ministry said in a statement, “As per the order issued by the
Archaeological survey of India, there will be no entry inside the Red Fort to the
public from the morning of August 8, 2018 to August 15, 2018 till the Independence
Day Celebration is over.”
Every year, Independence Day is celebrated under tight security.