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Newztrack Impact: UP CM orders protection of Taj from Midges

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Published on 22 May 2016 4:27 PM GMT

Newztrack Impact: UP CM orders protection of Taj from Midges
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Agra: Taking cognizance of Newztrack.com report, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Sunday, directed the concern authorities to take proper measures to keep a check on Midges that are leaving a green spot on the stones of historical masterpiece, Taj Mahal.

CM ordered the Divisional Commissioner, District Magistrate, Public Works Department, Archaeological Department and Pollution Control Board to check the menace caused by an insect- ‘Chironomus’, and come up with a foolproof solution.

Akhilesh Yadav said, “Taj Mahal is not only the state’s pride but it is also India’s historical heritage. It keeps a distinct place in the world and people from all across the globe admire its beauty and splendour. Lakhs of people from all corners of the world visit Agra to see the epitome of love and Samajwadi government will take all possible steps to maintain Taj Mahal’s natural beauty.”

Newztrack had earlier reported that the rising pollution level in the river Yamuna is giving rise to an insect called ‘Chironomus’ which leaves ‘green colour spots’ by its faecal matter.

These insects assemble to paint the stones of the historical monument with a greasy-green colour, leaving a shabby look to one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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