Taj Mahal, one of many seven wonders of world, was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in reminiscence of his spouse Mumtaz Mahal. Now, centuries later, one other man has constructed an intricate duplicate of the mesmerizing monument as a present to his partner in Madhya Pradesh. Images and movies of the breathtaking construction have taken the web by storm.
In an extravagant present of affection, Anand Prakash Chouksey, a faculty instructor from Burhanpur, constructed the home which is about one-third the dimensions of the unique monument. The 52-year-old devoted the two-storeyed residence, which additionally features a 29-foot excessive dome, to his spouse Manjusha, additionally a instructor.
Requested why he determined to construct his home just like the well-known tomb, he stated it was due to Taj Mahal’s historic affiliation along with his city. Though the enduring mausoleum now stands on the banks of the Yamuna in Agra, it may have really been in Burhanpur, the place Mumtaz breathed her final centuries in the past.
“After the queen died in Burhanpur whereas giving start, her physique rested right here for a number of months, and initially the monument in her honour was purported to be in-built MP. Nevertheless, it was later shifted to the Mughal courtroom of Agra and this city by no means bought the honour to be the place of an iconic monument. So, I made a decision to make considered one of my very own,” he informed indianexpress.com over the telephone.