July 6, 2022

A petition has been filed earlier than the Lucknow bench of Allahabad Excessive Courtroom looking for a route to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to open doorways of over 20 rooms contained in the Taj Mahal premises in order that the alleged controversy associated to the “historical past of Taj Mahal” might be put to relaxation, studies Bar and Bench.

The petition has been filed by one Dr Rajneesh Singh who claimed to be the media in-charge of Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) Ayodhya unit.

The plea sought a route to the federal government to represent a reality discovering committee and to “search for essential historic proof” like idols and inscriptions which might be believed to be hidden inside Taj Mahal on the orders of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.

The plea, filed by way of advocate Rudra Vikram Singh, argued that many Hindu Teams have been claiming that Taj Mahal is an outdated Shiva Temple which was often known as Tejo Mahalaya and that is supported by many historians as effectively.

These claims, the petition mentioned, has led to a scenario the place Hindus and Muslims are preventing with one another and due to this fact the controversy must be put to relaxation.

“It’s mentioned that Taj Mahal was named after the title of Shah Jahan’s Spouse Mumtaz Mahal; nevertheless, in lots of books the title of the spouse of Shahjahan was described as Mumtaz-ul-Zamani not Mumtaj Mahal; additionally the truth that the development of a mausoleum takes 22 years for completion is past the realm of actuality and completely an absurdity,” the plea said.

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It added,

“It’s there in lots of historical past books that in 1212 AD, Raja Paramardi Dev had constructed Tejo Mahalaya temple palace (presently Taj Mahal). The temple was later inherited by Raja Maan Singh, the then Maharaja of Jaipur. After him, the property was held and managed by Raja Jai Singh however was annexed by Shah Jahan (in 1632) and later it was transformed into memorial for the spouse of ShahJahan.”

Singh said that there are 22 rooms located within the higher and decrease portion of the 4 storied constructing of Taj Mahal which might be completely locked and historians like PN Oak and plenty of Hindu worshippers imagine that in these rooms lies the temple of Shiva.

“It’s respectfully submitted that since Taj Mahal is the traditional monument, and crores of cash is being invested for the preservation of the monument, the proper and full historic details concerning the monument needs to be disclosed to the general public.”

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