India is a land of mysteries, there is no denying of this fact. There are still many unexplained events in the history of India that will leave you scratching your head. Don’t believe us yet? Well, see for yourself then. Here are 12 conspiracy theories from our history that will shake all your beliefs –
- Taj Mahal or Temple?
Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal, they say. But as per the carbon dating done by Prof. Marvin Miller, it has come into light that Taj Mahal was built around 300 years before Shah Jahan and it was a Shiva Temple originally.
- Gandhi’s involvement in the deaths of martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru
As per the historians, Gandhi could have stopped the execution of the martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru. Gandhi didn’t exercise his power as they all were a threat to Gandhi’s ideologies of non-violence.
- Adam’s bridge in Sri Lanka made by Hanuman?
There is an actual bridge of sandstones shells connecting India to Sri Lanka by the name of Adam’s Bridge. Some say, it is the same bridge built by Lord Hanuman as mentioned in the epic Ramayana.
- Does India’s have its own UFO base?
As claimed by some people, India has its own UFO base by the name Area 51- Konkan La Pass in J&K. Locals have claimed to see UFO’s in that region while authorities claim that those are nothing but Chinese gaslights.
- Sanjay Gandhi’s assassination by his own mother
As per some historians, Sanjay Gandhi’s death was plotted by his own mother Indira Gandhi as the plan that is said to be crashed had no explosion and the reason of his death was cited as a head injury.
- The death of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
They say Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose died of a plane crash but people claim he never died. Some companions have claimed to meet him after many years of his death and others say that he faked his death. Some even relate him to being the sadhu of an ashram at Shaulmari.
- A secret society of Ashoka – Does it still exist?
So as per the stories, a secret society was developed by Emperor Ashoka around 270 BC. This society started with 9 people who guarded 9 books essential for safety of humans. They say, it still continues to exist secretly.
- Homi Bhabha’s death – a CIA conspiracy?
The conspiracy theories indicate that CIA was behind Homi Jahangir Bhabha’s death. The father of Indian Nuclear Programme died in a plane crash in 1966. It is said that CIA wanted to cripple India’s nuclear programme which actually got stopped after Bhabha’s death.
- Jawaharlal Nehru’s affairs
It is said that Pandit Nehru had many affairs. He was involved in love affair with Lord Mountabatten’s wife Edwina, Sarojini Naidu’s daughter Padmaja Naidu and Shraddha Mata. Shraddha Mata even delivered a child in Bangalore’s hospital which was looked after by Dr. Ezekiel. As told by Dr. Ezekiel, she received many handwritten letters by Pandit Nehru.
- India still a British colony?
Even though India got freedom in 1947 but some theories suggest that the Queen still exert her rights over the Commonwealth Countries and she doesn’t require a visa to travel to those nations. The fact got into light when she came to India in 1997 without a visa.
- Indira converted to Islam
It is believed that Indira Gandhi got herself converted to Islam after marrying Feroze Gandhi and even changed her name to Maimuna Begum but Jawaharlal Nehru opposed it considering the political scenario and asked her to keep the Gandhi surname.
- The mystery of Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death
The second PM of India who was in Tashkent to sign the Tashkent Agreement with Ayub Khan died of sudden heart attack. But the sources reveal that CIA was involved in the same as US got troubled with India’s emergence as a reformed nation. Even Shastri’s doctor claimed that he had no heart trouble before. There was no post mortem done and this was the real cause of doubt.