New Delhi: The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in Agra in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Shah Jahan and Mumtaz’s symbol of love Taj Mahal is considered a symbol of love, but a businessman from Chennai has built a building similar to Taj Mahal in memory of his mother. People are calling this building built in my memory the second ‘Taj Mahal’. His pictures and videos are going viral on social media. People know a lot about this building which looks like Taj Mahal. Like, who got it made, why was it made, where is it and how much did it cost?
Who is the son who built the Taj Mahal for his mother?
Amaruddin Sheikh Dawood Sahib, a businessman living in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, has built this building in his memory. Amaruddin Shaikh runs a hardware business in Chennai. Amaruddin, the only brother of four sisters, was very close to his mother. His mother passed away in the year 2020. Amaruddin wanted to do something for his mother so that people around the world could know about his mother. Amaruddin decides to build a Taj Mahal-like building for his mother. For this he talked to his builder friend Amiyappan. Purchased one acre of land to build the building. The mother has already left property worth crores of rupees for her children. Instead of using that money for themselves, the children decided to spend it on the building being built in memory of their mother. The building has been completed in more than two years.
200 laborers built the second Taj Mahal in 2 years
Amruddin Sheikh’s mother Jailani Bibi raised her children single-handedly. When she was 30, her husband died. After this they started living only for the children. You children have seen the struggle of the mind. After Ma’s death, he decided to build a building that looked like the Taj Mahal. With the help of the builder, after the hard work of about 200 laborers and 2 years, now this mini Taj Mahal is ready. About 5.50 crore rupees have been spent in making it. Amaruddin Sheikh has given the land and this Taj Mahal-like building in the name of the trust. The marble for this white marble building was imported from Rajasthan. An attempt has been made to make the building look like the Taj Mahal.
copy of Taj Mahal
Amaruddin Sheikh says that he is going to make such arrangements soon, so that those who come here can get free food. Amaruddin Sheikh is very happy to have built the Taj Mahal in memory of his mother, but there are some people who are criticizing his move. Amaruddin said that those who think that I have wasted money by building a house for my mother and instead of building it I should have given that money to the poor, I just want to say that my mother is everything for me.