Committed to preserve Taj: UP
New Delhi: Amid allegations that the Yogi Adityanath-led government was not giving due recognition to Taj Mahal, the UP government told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that it was fully committed to protect and preserve the 17th century monument and its surrounding environment.
Refuting the allegations, the state government in its affidavit told the apex court that it was even considering to frame a mico-level plan with the help of experts and professional institutions for protection and preservation of the monument. The state filed its response in compliance of the SC order directing it to place before it a comprehensive policy for protection of Taj Mahal. The court had objected to construction of a multi-layer parking near the monument and stayed its construction.
“It is respectfully submitted that the state is fully committed to protect the environment and ensure sustainable development specifically in and around the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ). the state further undertakes to follow environmental law and all the orders of this court diligently and faithfully to ensure Uttar