Women’s Day Special: Free entry at Taj Mahal, Agra Fort
International Women's Day: On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Uttar Pradesh government has announced free entry to various monuments including the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort for tourists.
Tourists who came to visit the Taj Mahal said, "We didn't know that today entry is free for visiting the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. We are glad about this decision of the government. The government has done a good job, we are very happy".
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Every year International Women's Day on March 8, this day is celebrated for the remarkable journey that women have taken all around the world to improve their quality of life. It serves as a reminder that, while much has been accomplished, the journey ahead remains long, and much more awaits.
The day is observed to highlight the importance of the fight against gender biases and to bring attention to matters such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. It has become a forum to raise awareness and galvanise change in society.
As the emphasis is on woman's rights movements, the day sees organisations across the world coming together to plan events that highlight the role of women.
The United Nations Observance of International Women's Day, under the theme "DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality", recognizes and celebrates the women and girls who are championing the advancement of transformative technology and digital education.
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