Economy India plans to battle pollution staining the Taj Mahal yellow and green Updated : July 26, 2018 10:57 AM IST India has proposed a ban on plastics, polluting factories and construction around its 17th-century monument to love, the Taj Mahal. Ban all plastics, switch to electric and hydrogen vehicles, and boost the green cover within the precincts of the Taj: UP govt Environmentalists and historians have long warned about the risk of soot and fumes from factories and tanneries dulling the monument. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.