The Taj Mahal (Hindi: ताज महल Persian/Urdu: تاج محل) is a love story between the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his begam (wife) Mumtaz Mahal. An icon of eternal love. The Taj is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Islamic, Indian and Persian architectural styles. The principal mausoleum was completed in 1648 and the surrounding buildings and garden were finished five years later. Taj Mahal is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh state (UP), North India.
When working on the two books “Reaching the Unreached” and “Transformative Impact of ICT“, Prof. Arunachalam, Arundhathi and I interviewed Prof. M. S. Swaminathan in MSSRF (M. S. Swaminathan Research Institute), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on 9th September, 2009.
The interview is split in four parts and can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnail images below: