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Daemon
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Mumtaz Mahal Dies in Childbirth (1631)

Mumtaz was one of the three wives of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan I, his constant companion and trusted confidant—and his favorite. She died during the birth of their fourteenth child, while accompanying him on a military campaign. According to legend, her dying wish was for there to be built a monument to their love. The bereaved emperor soon began to plan a magnificent mausoleum for his late wife, a structure that would take more than 20 years to complete and become what world-famous building? More...
Shamshad Ali Afridi
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A masterpiece of Mughal era architecture, Taj Mahal has got two poetical facets.

1. An emperor, by building the magnificent Taj; Has given us a wonderful token of love.

2.An emperor, by flaunting his money; Has mocked the love of us destitutes.
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Considering India has hungry children today, this beautiful building can be a token of shame for the rich.
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It is a monument of love. It has a great history. Also one of the wonders of the world.
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We wouldn't even know her name if it weren't for this beautiful building.



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Gary98 wrote:
Considering India has hungry children today, this beautiful building can be a token of shame for the rich.

I don't think there's any country which doesn't have hungry children. Some of the richest people in the world today are Indians.
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Gary98 wrote:
Considering India has hungry children today, this beautiful building can be a token of shame for the rich.


true that
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And the workers whose hands were cut off - this structure is a symbol of labour atrocities
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