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Petition files in Allahabad High Court by Archaeological Survey to know ‘22 Secret Rooms’ of Taj Mahal, may be Idols of Hindu gods & Goddesses

Punjab Tribune Bureau | May 08, 2022 07:02 PM

LUCKNOW: A petition has been filed in the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court seeking an investigation by the Archaeological Survey of India into 22 locked doors of the Taj Mahal so that the idols of Hindu gods and goddesses can be unearthed there. 

The petition has demanded that a fact-finding committee should be constituted for this and the ASI should file its investigation report before the court. The petitioner claims that the idols of Hindu gods and goddesses are locked behind these closed doors of the Taj Mahal. 

It has also been said in this petition that some historians and Hindu groups claim that this tomb is an old Shiva temple.

The petition states, “Some Hindu groups and enlightened saints claim that this tomb is an old Shiva temple and their claim is supported by many historians as well. Although many historians believe that it is the Taj Mahal built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Some people also believe that Tejo Mahalaya aka Taj Mahal is a Jyotirlinga. 

Fire in the petition states that some of the rooms located in the upper and lower part (about 22 rooms) of the four-storey building are permanently closed and many historians like PN Oak and crores of Hindu worshipers believe that these permanent locked rooms There is a temple of Lord Shiva.

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