Why Prince William & Kate Middleton's Taj Mahal Photo Means So Much

Aayushi Bhargava , 16 Apr 2016

Prince William and Kate Middleton returned from their Bhutan trip and visited the Taj Mahal in Agra. Ever since their royal visit to India was announced, everybody thought about Prince William’s mother, Princess Diana‘s visit to India in 1992. A photo that the couple took now, has gotten everybody talking, but why?

The Duke and Duchess are seen sitting on a bench in front of the monument and it is kind of a big deal.

It is where Lady Diana sat when she visited the Taj Mahal in 1992. Even though it is a simple picture, everyone knew that she was heartbroken at the time and one could see her “loneliness”. Prince Charles and Diana had planned to visit the Taj Mahal together. However, they had some differences and Lady Diana ended up visiting the site all by herself.

Lady Diana (Source: Instagram)
Lady Diana (Source: Instagram)

According to PEOPLE, after being photographed for a while, she turned her back to the photographers and sat in a spot further away. Later that year, Prince Charles and Diana announced their separation and divorced in 1996. A year after which Lady Diana passed away in a car crash on 31st August 1997.

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