Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time

The other Taj Mahal in Bhopal needs to be preserved

Bhopal, Mon, 09 Jul 2007 NI Wire

Untitled Document

July 09: Taj Mahal of Agra is not alone in this world it has got its brethren in Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh. It is surprise to all Indians to hear about another Taj but it is true. Bhopal cherishes a grand palace having the same name built around last half of nineteenth century by a Begum of Bhopal.

Director program, Architectural Heritage Division of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) told that the Taj of Bhopal is one of the largest palaces of the world built at that time.

The dean of school of Architecture of Paris who is putting all his efforts to save the monuments built by Begum of Bhopal says that people are not aware of the Taj in Bhopal. It is one of the magnificent buildings of the world. But unfortunately this has been neglected and is about to vanish from the scene for lack of maintenance and is facing its slow demise.

“The Bhopal Workshop” - a project initiated by India and France has tried to draw the attention of the government to the remaining architectural pieces of Bhopal including Taj. Commercialization has made public blind to these old historical structures and monuments. To create awareness among the locals about the heritage an exhibition is also being held in New Delhi called ‘Living Architectural Heritage of Bhopal’.

According to the conservation architect Meera Das, the palace is a beautiful combination of Hindu and Islamic elements combined with little colonial impact.

Bhopal architecture is to be saved also because it is a unique combination of various styles such as British, French, Mughal, Arabic and Hindu.

We saved the Taj of Agra in the list of new wonders but there is one more to be saved so that we may be proud of having two Taj.

Read More: Agra | Delhi

King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
PM Modi paying tributes at the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
People take part in the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
PM Modi flagging off the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.