Allahabad High Court dismisses plea to open 22 closed doors of Taj Mahal
13 May, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava
On Thursday, the Allahabad High Court's Lucknow Bench dismissed a petition to unlock 22 closed rooms in the Taj Mahal in order to check for Hindu deity icons
On Thursday, the Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow Bench dismissed a petition to unlock 22 closed rooms in the Taj Mahal in order to check for Hindu deity icons.
The hearing for a probe of the Taj Mahal’s 22 rooms ended on Thursday. Rajneesh Singh, a BJP youth media in charge, filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow Bench, requesting that the Archaeological Survey of India investigate the 22 locked doors of the Taj Mahal for the presence of Hindu deity idols.
The plea requested the formation of a fact-finding committee and the ASI’s production of a report. Some historians and Hindu organizations have claimed that the monument is an old Shiva Temple, according to the petition.