Shiv Sena activists do puja in Taj precincts, arrested

July 24th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Agra, July 24 (IANS) A group of Shiv Sena activists Thursday managed to sneak into the Taj Mahal and performed ‘aarti’ and puja inside the precincts. They have been taken into custody. The Shiv Sena claims the 17th century Taj Mahal is an ancient Shiva temple. On Monday, they tried to enter the marble mausoleum but were prevented. They entered the monument one by one Thursday afternoon, fooling the security, gathered inside and performed the puja on the lawns of the monuments.

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