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Costlier entry to new museums at Red Fort

NEW DELHI: The newly inaugurated museums at Red Fort open their doors for the general public on Friday, but for a higher price. According to a notification by Archaeological Survey of India, while Indians and visitors from SAARC countries will have to pay Rs 30 in money or Rs 21 for cashless cost, different foreigners will likely be charged Rs 350 or Rs 320.

The fortress’s old museums, which have been situated in Naubat Khana and Mumtaz Mahal, had Rs 5 because the access price.

The new museums, inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on January 23, are situated within the British barracks. The museum at barrack 1 is on First War of Indian Independence 1857, B2 on the Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath, and B3 on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the INA movement, while B4 is a collaboration between ASI and Delhi Art Gallery.

Azaadi ke Deewane, a museum devoted to the unknown faces of India’s freedom struggle, is predicted to open in a month.

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