On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) on Tuesday, six historical monuments in the city will be lit up as part of an initiative to raise awareness about autism.

The monuments that would be lit up are Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Safdarjung Tomb, Jantar Mantar, Purana Quila and Red Fort.

‘Light It Up Blue’ is an initiative of the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, and Archaeological Survey of India and is dedicated to raising awareness about autism as a growing public health crisis.

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