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Taj Mahal to go under scaffold for ‘mud pack’ in pollution fight

Taj Mahal

By: Eastern Eye Staff

SCAFFOLDING will cover the Taj Mahal’s main dome next year while a “mud pack” is applied to its yellowing marble, authorities said on October 6 as they battle the effects of smog on the country’s top tourist attraction. The famed monument to love, which attracts millions of visitors, has for years been acquiring a yellow tinge despite a ban on coal-powered industries in the area. Authorities have been applying “mud packs” around the side walls and towers since last year to draw the impurities out of the stone, but have not yet touched the main central dome. “This is a…

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