Indian man spends $ 266,000 to build replica of the Taj Mahal in honor of his living wife



Indian man spends $ 266,000 to build replica of the Taj Mahal in honor of his living wife

Anand Prakash Chouksey He is an Indian man who wanted to show his wife the great love he has for her, and in her honor heHe went to build a replica of the famous Taj Mahal, which cost $ 266,000.

Although the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum, Anand Prakash Chouksey wanted to make a replica ofhe memorial to his wife alive and spared no expense. The so-called “monument to love” built by the Indian businessman features pristine marble columns.

Chouksey indicated that the replica of the Taj Mahal, in addition to representing the love he feels for his wife Manjusha, also means a message of peace to India.

Chouksey, 52, is a teacher in Madhya Pradesh state, to the center of the country. He has been married to his wife Manjusha for 27 years, who gave the go-ahead to the replica of the great Indian mausoleum.

Taj Mahal built in the 17th century

The Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century, on the orders of Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died during the delivery of her fourteenth child.

ANDhe mausoleum, which is part of the New Seven Wonders of the World, is located in the vicinity of the city of Agra, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, south of Delhi, in India and is one of the most visited monuments in the world.

The replica built in Burhanpur, India, It is a third of the original size of the Taj Mahal, Chouksey himself indicated, in statements to the AFP agency.

Replica of the Taj Mahal cost $ 266,000

The construction of Anand Prakash Chouksey which cost $ 266,000, has a special meditation roomAt the request of his wife, the Indian man told Reuters.

“She only had one lawsuit with this house. I wanted a good meditation room. It is in the best location within the house. Since it is a dome-style house, it is ideal for meditation and peaceful relaxation, “said Anand Prakash Chouksey, according to what was published by the American newspaper New York Post.

The replica of the Taj Mahal features four bedrooms, a library, and an intricately carved white vaulted ceiling.

“We wanted to make an exact miniature version of the Taj Mahal, perfectly to scale, to the centimeter,” Kabir Chouksey, son of the Indian businessman and professor, according to what was published by the NYP.

He explained how complicated it was to build the replica of the famous Indian mausoleum, since every detail was supervised almost with a magnifying glass, so that it would be exactly like the Taj Mahal, but in scale.

The replica of the Taj Mahal built by Anand Prakash Chouksey is open to the public.

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