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~ Where History Cries ~
*** Fauti Mosque ***
Some information about this mosque-
Fauti Masjid (also Phuti Masjid ) is a mosque in the city of Kumarpur, India which was built by Nawab Sarfaraz Khan in 1740 AD. It is said to have been built by Nawab Sarfaraz Khan in a single night, however it is said that the Nawab hired the masons for several months where the mater role was called one day.
The old Fauti Masjid is one of the largest mosques in the town of Kumarpur and Murshidabad. It is about 3 quarters of a mile away from the grand and famous Hazarduari Palace. This grand mosque is 135 feet long and 38 feet broad. It has five domes and four spiral staircases at its four corners surmounted by
cupolas. Hiwever, the domes
are still incomplete. The mosque at present is in ruins and has been overgrown by a jungle nearby.
The historical place is now in danger with the chance of collapsing in any moment.
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Additional Photos by Subhendu Bagchi (subhendu_bagchi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2588 W: 162 N: 4765] (26091)
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