The Family Feud the Behind Taj Mahal

Aurangzeb, the son of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan, almost killed his father over the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is known to many worldwide as the symbol of love. It was built by Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz, as a mausoleum.

Shah Jahan’s craze for building the Taj Mahal led to many internal issues in the Mughal dynasty and…



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