Will cel­e­brate grand Holi in Mathura: Yogi

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES NATION -

Pradesh CM Aditya Nath Yogi said in Luc­know on Tues­day that his gov­ern­ment would hold a grand Holi cel­e­bra­tion in Mathura next year. Talk­ing to a news chan­nel, he also said those who op­pose Hin­dutva were op­pos­ing In­di­an­ness and de­vel­op­ment. “It will be an hon­our for us if we are able to re­store the tra­di­tional grandeur of places iden­ti­fied with fes­ti­vals,” he said. bal­ance of the eco-sys­tem of the TTZ,” it said. The court has been mon­i­tor­ing the case for the last 31 years af­ter it was con­tended that grow­ing pol­lu­tion level in the city posed se­ri­ous dan­ger to Taj and it had re­strained the au­thor­i­ties not to cut any tree with­out its per­mis­sion in Taj Trapez­ium Zone- a 10,400 sq km trapez­ium-shaped area cov­er­ing over five dis­tricts of UP and one district of Ra­jasthan. The TTZ com­prises over 40 pro­tected mon­u­ments in­clud­ing three world her­itage sites — Taj Ma­hal, Agra Fort and Fateh­pur Sikri.

The state said the TTZ au­thor­ity has been mon­i­tor­ing ac­tion plan to main­tain the eco-sys­tem around Taj.

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