Although the second Covid wave has almost receded, but as a precaution ary measure the Sitabuldi fort will remain closed for the citizens on the
Independence Day on Sunday, informed district collector R Vimala. The decision has been taken under the Disaster Management Infectious Diseases Prevention Act.
The 74th anniversary of Indian independence would be celebrated on August 15 (Sunday).
Generally, the Sitabuldi fort on the occasion of Independence Day remains open for citizens every year. However, considering the Covid situa tion, the fort will remain closed on Sunday, informed the district collec. tor and chairman of district disaster management authority