Governor Murphy and New Jersey Delegation Visit Historic and Holy Sites in New Delhi and Agra

Taj Mahal Visit

First stop: Governor Murphy and the NJ delegation are in Agra to visit the Taj Mahal, a symbol of India’s rich history. Commissioned in 1632 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the Taj Mahal was built to house Shah Jahan’s favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.


Gandhi Smriti Visit

Governor Murphy and the First Lady paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi, India’s foremost freedom fighter. During a visit to Gandhi Smriti, he and the First Lady also penned a message in the visitor book. 


Jama Masjid Visit

Governor Murphy and the New Jersey delegation were given a tour of the Jama Masjid. Located in central Delhi and built by more than 5,000 artisans, the Jama Masjid is India’s largest mosque.


Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Visit

Governor Murphy toured the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple and expressed his deepest gratitude to His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj for his gracious welcome.

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