The Supreme Court today said the vision document on protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal in Agra should be prepared taking into account issues like pollution in the Taj Trapezium Zone and industries operating there.
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TRAVEL AND EXPLORE Approximately 204km, south of Delhi, is the city of Agra, the home of Taj Mahal, an embodiment of love and romance. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the monument attracts masses of domestic and international tourists from all over the world, all year round. When you enter Agra, the first impression I got was that it is a congested city with nothing “worthy to remember” about it. Everything was quite ordinary.
India’s Supreme Court ordered the government to either tear down the Taj Mahal or spend the money to restore it properly. Why is repairing famous landmarks such an uphill battle?
A bench comprising justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta was told by environmentalist MC Mehta, the petitioner in the case, that nothing has been done by the authorities to prevent encroachment in and around the historic monument.
The Supreme Court had earlier slammed the Centre, the Uttar Pradesh government and the TTZ Authority for their failure to restore the pristine glory of the Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal- We know who built it and for whom but still there are hidden facts. Revealed here are the 26 fascinating facts you didn’t know about the Taj Mahal.
Thinking of ways to show someone you love them? A box of chocolates or a fancy night out is great, but what about giving them a massive marble tomb that will take 22 years to build and cost over 30 million rupees? Now that’s a display of affection. It also happens to be the story of the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous buildings […]
Set on 42-acres of beautifully manicured grounds, the Taj Mahal’s dazzling white marble castle-like structure was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to be the mausoleum for his favorite wife.