India: 213-Year-Old Monument Loses Colour After Wash!

Posted by admin on Jan 13, 2012

A controversy has now erupted after Jaipur’s 213-year-old iconic monument Hawa Mahal was washed for the first time two days ago.

The clean-up drive, aimed at washing off pigeon droppings and removing stains deposited over the years, has damaged the structure at places and caused the famous pink colour to chip off. It is felt that cleaning by fire tenders that release water at high pressure was responsible for this.

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