Agra: While many historical buildings across India will sport a blue look to support a campaign for creating awareness about diabetes Sunday evening, uncertainty about permission to turn the lights on at the Taj Mahal continues.
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials here appear hesitant to allow permission to NGO HEAL Foundation to use artificial lights to give a blue look to the 17th century Mughal wonder.
"Today it is one NGO, tomorrow there may be many others. It will set a wrong precedent and we cannot take a risk in the matter," said an ASI official who did not want to be named.
The caretaker at the Taj Mahal, Munnazzar Ali, told IANS: "All factors will be taken into account and we will be very cautious."...more
01:31 PM, Nov 13, 2011