Husband builds his wife her own huge copy of Taj Mahal as a symbol of his love
Real-life fairytale: This devoted husband has built a Taj Mahal replica for his wife as “a symbol of his love” for her.
Manju Shah, 48, is probably the happiest wife in the world after her husband, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, built a whole castle just for her.
As per Daily Mail, the wealthy Indian teacher from Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh state, constructed a 10,000 sq ft replica of the Taj Mahal. The marble castle, which took three years to build, is about a third the size of the original building. It has four bedrooms, one hall, a library, and a meditation room.
Although the devoted husband refused to disclose the cost of the spectacular building, he said:
“I wanted to make a unique house in a small town, there are new houses built every year but I wanted to make a house that remains the talk of town forever.”
“What better than building a Taj Mahal? This house is a symbol of my love for my wife just like Mumtaaz Mahal.”
The original Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died during childbirth. It took the ruler 22 years to build the mausoleum.
Today, the Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world, along with the Great Wall of China, Chichén Itzá in Mexico, Petra in Jordan, Machu Picchu in Peru, Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, and the Colosseum in Italy.