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UP govt denies exclusion of Taj Mahal from official tourism booklet

Rita Bahuguna Joshi, the tourism minister said work worth Rs 1.75 cr has almost been completed

ANI  |  Lucknow 

Taj Mahal (Photo: Wikipedia)
Taj Mahal (Photo: Wikipedia)

Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday rejected reports of Taj Mahal's exclusion from the state government's new booklet.

It was earlier reported that Taj Mahal, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was not mentioned in a new booklet released by the led state

"You are wrong. You can clearly see and we also have the records that work worth 1.75 crore has been started and almost completed. Don't make this a controversy," Rita told ANI.

She further stated that has been the legacy of and hence claiming that the is ignoring it, is wrong.

"The work we did in the last six months, there are all the records of it," Joshi said.

Earlier, it was also reported that the in the state had not included as part of Uttar Pradesh's "cultural heritage".

First Published: Mon, October 02 2017. 21:30 IST
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