[Tejo Mahalaya] Supreme Court rejects PIL to open Taj Mahal rooms, says petition a 'publicity interest litigation'

A bench of Justices MR Shah and MM Sundresh said that the plea, an appeal against an order of the Allahabad High Court, was a 'publicity interest litigation' and dismissed the petition.
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a plea seeking the opening of certain rooms of the Taj Mahal to put to rest the "alleged history" of the monument including claims that it it was a Shiva temple, Tejo Mahalaya. [Dr Rajneesh Singh v. Union of India and Ors]

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