Advertisement

HindustanTimes Sat,20 Sep 2014

UP govt seeks eprmission to for beautification of areas around Taj Mahal

PTI  New Delhi, May 09, 2013
First Published: 21:23 IST(9/5/2013) | Last Updated: 21:25 IST(9/5/2013)

The Supreme Court on thursday issued anotice to the Centre and Archaeological Survey of India seeking their responses to Uttar Pradesh government's plea for its permission for the beautification of areas near the Taj Mahal.

Advertisement

A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir also sought a response from Central Pollution Control Board on the state government's plea.

Two applications were filed by the state government seeking permission from the apex court to develop Taj Nature Walk and Taj Heritage Corridor Area (Mumtaj Eco Park) near the white marble mausoleum.

Earlier, the Mayawati government had also planned the beautification of the areas near the Taj through the Taj Corridor Project but it was mired in corruption charges and a CBI inquiry was directed into it by the apex court.


Advertisement
more from India

35 Chinese PLA soldiers return to Chumar, sit on a hillock

Official sources said about 35 PLA men returned to Chumar in northeast Ladakh and were perched on a hillock claiming the area to be part of China while another 300 soldiers were maintaining presence close to Line of Actual Control.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved