Indian villager builds Taj Mahal replica

Man spends life savings to build smaller version of historic monument in memory of deceased wife in Uttar Pradesh.

    An Indian villager has spent all his life savings to build a smaller version of the Taj Mahal, the world's most famous memorial to love, in memory of his deceased wife.

    Faisal Husain Qadri, a retired postal worker, says he wants to immortalise his love for his wife, who passed away recently from cancer, with a replica of the historic monument.

    The new building is being built in the Kaser Kalan village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, close to the original Taj Mahal.

    Al Jazeera's Anu Anand reports from Kaser Kalan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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