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Was the Taj Mahal Demolished?
For centuries, the Taj has been a monumental figure, adding to the epical history of the nation. Dressed with white marble and decorated with precious and semi precious stones, for long has it brought the envy bar up in the hearts of the malevolent ones and has been an object of craving. Since the British tenet of India, the Taj has experienced various dangers. Sumptuous floor coverings, gems, silver entryways, and embroidered works of art with which the Taj once embellished, were plundered by the British and other neighboring individuals.
In 1830, it even confronted pulverization when a group drove by the legislative head of India Lord William Bentinck was up and prepared to start the decimation work and sell the marble, just to be ceased on the grounds that he neglected to make the plan monetarily feasible as no planned purchasers could be found. By the late nineteenth century, the Taj Mahal had fallen gravely into hopelessness.
It was about the same time that British Viceroy Lord Curzon requested a noteworthy reclamation extend that got finished in 1908. The structures were repaired; patio nurseries were restored, and he even got the trenches working once more. By the late twentieth century better care was being taken of the Taj than what was being taken a couple of decades back. In 1942, The Taj again went under the danger of direct assault by method for an air assault, this time from German Luftwaffe and later by Japanese aviation based armed forces.
Frameworks were raised by the administration on The Taj to shield it from these assaults. Later on, during the Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, these frameworks were raised once more and the monument was secured with Tarpaulin, to delude the aircraft pilots In case they planned to assault the Taj. Be that as it may, in spite of all these destruction dangers, The Taj has possessed the capacity to stand its ground and sparkle as it was intended to be.