No selfies in front of national memorials from Aug 12-18

New Delhi, Aug 10 : Ahead of the Independence Day, the Tourism Ministry has issued an advisory to all states wherein it has issued guidelines putting a restriction on taking selfies in front of national memorials from August 12 -18.

The ministry has issued advisory to all states as part of security measures being taken in view of the Independence Day and the 'Bharat Parv' event.

After getting inputs from security agencies about high threat perception to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this Independence Day, the Delhi Police has demarcated and deployed security personnel around 3,140 trees in and around the Red Fort premises as a part of an extensive security cover.

The security agencies had intercepted communication about the possible use of drones to breach the Prime Minister's security cordon during the Independence Day.

Source: ANI