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Taj in danger from dry Yamuna, delegation tells president

Thursday March 24, 2011 11:03:32 AM, IANS

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Agra: The Taj Mahal was in grave danger from the dry Yamuna, Lok Sabha MP from Agra Ram Shankar Katheria has told President Pratibha Patil.

"The Taj's foundation needs moisture, but there's no water," Katheria explained to the president at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Katheria, who led a delegation of Agra Vikas Sangh, invited the president to visit Agra.


He told IANS that Patil expressed her concern over the matter.

In the memorandum presented to her Tuesday afternoon, the delegation also made a demand for a barrage on the Yamuna.

 

 

 

 

 

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President of India Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil addressing at the inauguration of the National Festival of Tribal Dances, ‘PRAKRITI’, in New Delhi on March 16, 2011. Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Culture, Kum. Selja, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Kantilal Bhuria and Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Mahadev S. Khandela are also seen.

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