New Delhi: The Tourism Ministry has issued an advisory to all states, giving the guidelines restricting taking selfies in front of national memorials from August 12 -18.
The advisory has been issued as part of a security measure being taken in view of the Independence Day and the 'Bharat Parv' event.
According to reports, police and other security establishments believe that terrorists can pose as tourists and launch attacks during Independence Day week.
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.