A building is causing a stir in the Indian city of Burhanpur. An Indian businessman had the Taj Mahal rebuilt as a token of his love for his wife.
Anand Prakash Chouksey (left) has erected a memorial to his wife Manjusha .
The Indian businessman with his wife Manjusha.
The replica is around a third the size of the Taj Mahal.
That's what it's about
An Indian businessman used his wife Monument.
As a token of love, he had the Taj Mahal rebuilt in miniature.
The building is now also intended for tourists in beckon the city of Burhanpur.
The Taj Mahal is perhaps India's most popular attraction visited by tourists from all over the world. The marble monument is also considered a great symbol of love. Now, in around three years, a man has recreated the Unesco World Heritage Site for his wife in a third of the original size as precisely as possible, as reported by the Indian media.
The original was a tomb that a Mughal ruler built for his favorite wife in the 17th century after she died giving birth to their 14th child. However, the wife of the Taj Mahal replica Anand Prakash Chouksey lives – and she now lives there with her husband. According to the “New Indian Express”, the man also owns a hospital and a school.
“Peace and positivity reign in this house”
Speaking to the media, Anand Prakash Chouksey said: “This four bedroom house symbolizes the monument of love and is for my wife Manjusha. There is peace and positivity in this house. We also have a meditation room and a library in our house. ” According to media reports, the construction of the building cost around 240,000 francs.
With the house, the Indian businessman would like to spread love, harmony and pride in his city of Burhanpur in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, according to the Times of India reported. It is said that the favorite wife of the Mughal ruler from the 17th century died in Burhanpur.
Anand Prakash Chouksey also told the New Indian Express that his marble house attracts people who take a trip to Agra, around 800 kilometers away, where the original is located. Wedding couples also used the house as a background for photo shoots.
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