Sorry Taj! Women apologise after yoga at monument draws criticism

  • | Tuesday | 12th December, 2023

AGRA: A group of five women was made to apologise for performing yoga on a red sandstone platform at the Taj Mahal and recording a video of it. The episode took place on Sunday when four women performed surya namaskar while the fifth filmed it. Personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), who guard the monument, and those of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), who are custodians of Taj, held the group for questioning.Prince Vajpayee, senior assistant conservator of ASI said, We came to know about the incident through social media as videos were circulated online. "When questioned, they expressed ignorance about restrictions over such activities. We gave them a warning and allowed them to go after getting a written apology from them, he said Raj Kumar Patel, superintending archaeologist for ASI Agra Circle said it seemed the women were making a reel for social media. However, it wasnt known if they were professional influencers, he said. A day ago, a man performed a headstand on the white marble platform around the main mausoleum.

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