The authorities in Agra swiftly cleaned up an area near the Taj Mahal after Licypriya Kangujam highlighted plastic pollution there.
Manish Jagan Agrawal, Samajwadi Party’s digital media coordinator, was responding to Licypriya Kangujam’s tweet highlighting littering around the Taj Mahal.
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The images show two spots inside the underground rooms of the Taj Mahal where maintenance work was carried out recently.
"I welcome you to debate the issue with us in the drawing room and not in a court of law," the Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court stated.
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Shakeel Rafiq, a tourist guide said, "It is only time in a year when visitors are allowed to enter in the basement to see the original graves of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaj.”
A snow sculpture of Taj Mahal has become the latest attraction for tourists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gulmarg after the igloo cafe, which also attracted many eyeballs.
The Taj Mahal replica is in Burhanpur, the place where Mumtaz died while giving birth to her 14th child.
Foreign tourists have been welcomed back to India after pandemic travel bans but intrepid travellers will have to brave the intense pollution season to visit the country's most famous attraction.
Night viewing of the monument had closed on March 17, 2020 during the first lockdown due to COVID-19.
While 650 tourists will be allowed inside the Taj Mahal premises at one point of time so that COVID-19 protocols are followed, such restrictions will not be in place for other monuments, District Magistrate, Agra Prabhu N Singh said.
Earlier, the ASI opened Taj Mahal on September 21, 2020 for visitors after 6 months with strict coronavirus guidelines. It had said that there would be no window ticket sale like earlier, while visitors can scan the code to purchase tickets or book online through the ASI website.
The Central Industrial Security Force personnel, who are tasked with protection of the monument, apprehended the three individuals and handed them over to the police.
The hoax call has been reportedly traced to Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh.
The menu includes begun bhaja, fried cubes of eggplant with kasundi sauce that is a staple of Bengali homes, and fried pomfret, a fish that Pandya used to eat as bar food with co-workers after hours in Mumbai. There’s also macher jhol, the baby-shark curry that Mazumdar would ask his mother not to send to him in college care packages for fear that the smell would embarrass him in his dorm.
When it reopened in September, visitors were initially only allowed back under strict restrictions but local officials said numbers had swelled in recent weeks, pushing them to increase the cap on tourists from 10,000 per day.
This most Moghul of all Moghul cities in the sub-continent, and indeed the world, is strangely without tourists for the first time and it does not make a pretty picture.
There will be no window ticket sale like earlier, visitors can scan the code to purchase tickets or book online through the ASI website.
The Taj Mahal was closed on March 17 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Visitors will have to follow all guidelines issued by the Centre while visiting Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
The decision to defer reopening of Taj Mahal and other monuments was taken during a meeting between the district's COVID-19 team and the Superintending Archaeologist of Agra.
As many as 3,691 Centrally-protected monuments and archaeological sites maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) were shut from March 17 in view of the coronavirus crisis.
Apart from damages to marble railing of the main mausoleum and the red sandstone railings, false ceiling in the mausoleum was also uprooted.