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Who built Kutb minar and why?

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Asked by Shashi LS, 08 Mar '08 12:02 pm
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The purpose for building this beautiful monument has been speculated upon. It can take the usual role of a minaret, calling people for prayer in the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque, the earliest extant mosque built by the Delhi Sultans. Other possibilities are a tower of victory, a monument signifying the might of Islam, or a watch tower for defense. In 1199 AD, Qutub-ud-Din Aibak laid the foundation of Qutub Minar.
Answered by Doctor Know, 08 Mar '08 12:04 pm

 
  
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A MASON
Answered by vignesh, 08 Mar '08 12:02 pm

 
  
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Qutbu'd-Din Aibak laid
Answered by Mallikarjun, 08 Mar '08 12:45 pm

 
  
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Qutbu'd-Din Aibak laid the foundation of Minar in AD 1199 for the use of the mu'azzin (crier) to give calls for prayer and raised the first storey, to which were added three more storeys by his successor and son-in-law, Shamsu'd-Din Iltutmish (AD 1211-36). All the storeys are surrounded by a projected balcony encircling the minar and supported by stone brackets, which are decorated with honey-comb design, more conspicuously in the first storey.

Answered by sudesh, 08 Mar '08 12:04 pm

 
  
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qutub deen aibak built it but i don't know why.
Answered by vishal mishra, 08 Mar '08 12:02 pm

 
  
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Inspired by the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan and wishing to surpass it, Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi, commenced construction of the Qutub Minar in 1193, but could only complete its basement. His successor, Iltutmish, added three more storeys and, in 1368, Firuz Shah Tughluq constructed the fifth and the last storey ( copied from wikipedia)
Answered by Somebodysomewhere, 08 Mar '08 12:05 pm

 
  
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