After 250 years, Auqaf starts renovating Jamia Masjid minarets

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After nearly 250 years, restoration work on the heritage minarets of historic Jamia Masjid has been undertaken by Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid under supervision of experts.

A statement issued by the Anjuman-e-Auqaf said the Mirwaiz chaired a meeting of the members to take the stock of ongoing repair and restoration work at Jamia masjid.

Anjuman-e-Auqaf issued a statement which reads, Molvi umar Farooq chaired a meeting of the members to take the stock of ongoing repair and restoration work at Jamia masjid under the supervision of experts.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq,chairman of Anjuman Auqaf tweeted, “Alhamdulillah, Restoration work in progress on the heritage minarets of the historic #JamaMasjid after gap of around 250 years .Under the supervision of experts work undertaken by Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid.

Pertinently Jamia Masjid is a historical mosque in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. It is situated at Nowhatta in the middle of the Old City, and was built by Sultan Sikandar Shah, which is  religio-cultural and spiritual centre of Kashmir and tourists never miss an opportunity to visit the grand masjid.

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