SC seeks vision document from UP on protection of Taj Mahal in four months

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to place before it a draft of vision document on protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal and environment in the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).

The Uttar Pradesh Government informed the Apex Court that it was working on the vision document which would help in the protection and preservation of the 17th century mausoleum.

It sought four weeks time from a bench of justices Madan B Lokur, Kurian Joseph and Deepak Gupta for completing the work on the vision document.

The bench said that the Central Empowered Committee will look after the issue of felling of 234 trees for laying pipelines for water supply in the city. (AGENCIES)