BREAKING NEWS

Taj Mahal losing its lustre

 Comments
Taj Mahal losing its lustre
Text size Aa Aa

Thanks to pollution the Taj Mahal is turning a greeny brown.

The white marbled 17th century UNESCO World heritage site is said to be in need of a much needed clean up.

It's become such an issue that the Supreme Court has ordered the government to seek foreign help.

The problem is due to both sewage in the nearby Yamuna river which attracts millions of insets, together with pollutants in the air.

In the past, the government has closed down thousands of factories near the Taj Mahal, but activists say the marble is still losing its lustre.

Unfortunately, fighting pollution in the area has become an uphill battle.

Euronews is no longer accessible on Internet Explorer. This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions. We encourage you to use another browser, such as Edge, Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.