A decade ago, there was talk of building a new Taj Mahal in India when a retired postmaster (postmaster) about 100 km from Agra started building a mausoleum similar to the Taj Mahal in memory of his wife. was

Now in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India, a son has built a building in memory of his mother, which people are calling the Taj Mahal and the story of this new Taj Mahal is viral on social media.

Amaruddin Sheikh Dawood, a businessman from the state of Tamil Nadu, says that his mother was everything to him, but when she passed away in the year 2020, he thought that something should be built in her memory, and this idea He was loved by his family.

Speaking to the BBC, he said, “We did not have the idea of ​​a building like the Taj Mahal in our mind, but then it became like this.”

Amaruddin Sheikh's mother and father

He said that at first he had started to build a mosque and a madrassa adjacent to his mother’s tomb, but then architects and friends asked him to make it look like the Taj Mahal and then it became his ‘dream project’ for the architect. went.

He further said that he spent around five crore rupees on it but he still feels that he has not been able to fulfill his mother’s right ‘because after my father passed away in 1989, she gave me and my four children. I brought up my sisters and everyone in my family respected my mother very much.’

His mother’s name was Jilani Bibi and she was a ‘symbol of courage and love’ for her son Dawood. When his father died, his mother was only 30 years old and instead of remarrying, she spent the rest of her life raising her five children.

Amaruddin Sheikh

Amaruddin Sheikh said that after the death of his mother, he could not believe that she was not among them. They felt that they were somewhere around them so they decided to bury them in their native land instead of a cemetery.

Talking to the newspaper ‘DNA’, he said that the construction work started on June 3, 2021. About 200 people worked in it for two years. This building is built on 8000 sq.ft.

Amaruddin’s action is being appreciated on social media. He said that some people are praising him and some are doing bad things.

He said that ‘As my mother’s heart was transparent, we thought of replacing the Italian marble with white marble from Rajasthan and that’s why it looks white.’

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A person named Mohammad Salim Azad wrote on Twitter that ‘Fortunate is the mother who gave birth to such a son.’

So another user Iftikhar Khan wrote: ‘Mashallah, but if a hospital, school and college were built in her memory, then mother’s soul would have eternal peace.’

Many people wrote that ‘Mother’s love is immortal.’

Along with this, people are also talking about the Taj Mahal in Agra which was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Mumtaz Mahal died on 17 June 1631 and this monumental building was completed in 1648.