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BJP MLA Sangeet Som Calls Taj Mahal ‘a Blot on History’

BJP MLA Sangeet Som even called the Mughals “traitors” and oppressors of  Hindus. 

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After the Yogi Adityanath government reportedly excluded the historical masterpiece, the Taj Mahal, from an official tourism booklet, BJP MLA Sangeet Som stirred fresh controversy after he questioned the monument’s place in history.

The legislator distorted historical facts by saying , “the Taj Mahal was built by an emperor who had imprisoned his father and targeted the Hindus.”

Are they talking about the fact that the person who built the Taj Mahal imprisoned his father? Do you call it history when the one who built the Taj targeted many Hindus in Uttar Pradesh and Hindustan?

During a visit to Meerut district, the legislator from Sardhana termed Mughal emperors Babur, Akbar and Aurangzeb "traitors" and said their names would be removed from the pages of history. Som said, "Many people were hurt to see that the Taj Mahal was removed from the list of tourist destinations to visit in Uttar Pradesh. What type of historic significance lies with the Taj Mahal?”

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