History rewritten by victors: Uncovering the Taj Mahal controversy

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Over time we come to realise that history is written by victors. If we pay attention, we’ll notice that history continues to be re-written by our latest victors. Which is exactly what Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the BJP government seem to be doing.

News channels today are flooded with headlines about Yogi Adityanath’s visit to Agra, especially to the Taj Mahal where he will visit Shah Jahan’s tomb and initiate a clean-up drive. However, it is hard to not see these initiatives against the backdrop of controversial statements made by Adityanath and other BJP spokesmen this very year.

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History rewritten by victors