Supreme Court on Wednesday ripped apart Uttar Pradesh Sunni Wakf Board's claim that it owns Taj Mahal, the apex court said that these matters  are nothing more than a waste of time, unless Mughal Emperor's signed will indeed proves ownership.

Slamming at the Sunni Wakf Board while hearing a 2010 appeal filed by Archeological Survey of India over ownership of Taj Mahal.

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud demanded to see the original deed. "How did he (Shah Jahan) sign the wakfnama? He was in jail and used to view the monument while in custody. Show us the original deed executed by Shah Jahan. Show us the signature,” said the bench. "Who in India will believe it belongs to the wakf board? These kind of issues must not waste the time of the Supreme Court."

 

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