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5 Largest mosques in India

By: Eastern Eye Staff

1. Jama Masjid, New Delhi Delhi’s Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India, with a capacity to accommodate over 25,000 people. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees and was inaugurated by an Imam from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan. 2. Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid is one of the oldest mosques in India. Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, commissioned bricks to be made from the soil brought from Mecca and used them in the construction of the central arch…

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