Yogi lands in Agra; launches cleanliness drive at Western Gate of Taj Mahal

Adityanath is the first BJP CM of UP to visit the monument of love

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Agra on Thursday against the backdrop of various controversial statements made by some BJP leaders and ministers against the 17th century monument.

Over 14,000 policemen have been deployed across the city for the security of Adityanath, who arrived here early this morning.

Adityanath is the first BJP CM of UP to visit the monument of love.

The chief minister, who landed in the citys Kheria Airport, went to Nangla Paima village and visited the rubber check dam. He also visited Kachhpura village.

A senior police officer told PTI that more than 14,000 policemen have been deployed across the city for the security of the CM.

The monument is open for tourists and the entry will be allowed as per the routine process. The security has been stepped up, he said.

According to his programme, Adityanath will stay for half an hour at the graves of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal and visit the Shah Jahan park nearby.

The chief minister will inspect various places along the way, inside and outside the monument.

He will also lay foundation for the development of a tourist pathway from the Taj Mahal to the Agra Fort. | Readmore

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