Mention few major mosques in India?
Adhai-din ka Jhonpra:
No matter what people believe about the secular nature of Muslim rulers in India, the Adai-din ka Jhonpra is the ultimate example of the destruction of a Hindu or Jain temple to construct a mosque. The mosque is believed to have been built in two and a half days, thus named Adhai-din (two and a half days).
Further down is the Jamali Kamali masjid and tomb, which has recently been renovated by INTACH, an autonomous cultural organization. Jamali was the alias of the Sufi saint Shaikh Fazlullah, who was also known as Jalal Khan. The saint had a prodigious life - he lived right through Sikander Lodi's reign, the famous battle of Panipat in 1526, Babur and died during the lifetime of Humayun.
Near the Red Fort about 500 m away is the Jama masjid, one of the biggest mosque in India. It was begun by Shah Jahan in 1650 and completed six years later and the whole cost was that of about a mill ...more
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