Shah Jahan Cut Off The Hand Of Workers after completion of Taj-mahal

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The taj mahal in agra is indisputably of mugal architecture. Described by Robindra nath as " a tear on the face of eternity". Its in popular imagination a veritable "wornder of the word".
The white splendored tomb was bult by Emperor shah jahan in the memory of his fevorite wife , 'Arjumand Bandu begum' better known 'mumtaz Mahal'.

Mumtaz mahal was married shah jahan in 1662. And mumtaz was the second wife of shah jahan . But after 17 years of married mumtaz died in childbirth. After died of mumtaz shah Jahan decided to commemorate the memory of mumtaz with a building the like of which had never been seen before.

sahazahan The dead queen brought to agra bank land rest in a garden on the banks of the Jamuna river. A council of the best architects was assembled to prepare design for the tomb.
The tomb which is higher than a mordener 20 store building took 22 years to complete with a workforce of 20,000.
Carftman from as far as turkey came to join in the work. The construction of the Taj mahal commenced in 1631 and was completed in 1653. Korkers were gathered from all over the country ( India ) and central asia.
The main architect was Isa khan. Shah Jahan cut off the hands of all the workers after the completion of the Taj , so mahal that no one would ever be able to build such a marvelous moument again.

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  1. Mugolra beshi januar chhil..

  2. Ami vebechilam je kebol raj mistrir hat kata hoyechilo. Kintu ekhane to puro byapartai alada.jai hok amader itihaser gurber bisoy.

  3. shah jahan was such a nice husband......

    1. toh sale fir shadi kar le usse.... hahahha

  4. That is nice collective information about Art and Architecture in shah jahan reign. Architecture is nice Art.

  5. wanna know more about THE TAJ MAHAL's interior & about its craftsmen ....

  6. It is a myth fortunately shah jahan did not cut off the hands of the laborers

  7. Thanks for the information


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