JUMA MASJID, Kalbadevi

This is one of the historical masjid built 218 yrs in 1802 by konkani Muslim merchants trading to Goa & Calicut. Speciality of this masjid is it is built on a big water reservior without filling it.This reservior is seen from ablution tank (Wazukhana). It is one of the old biggest masjid in Mumbai located opp. to Mangaldas market.

It is derivable from the chronogram Jahaz-i- Akhirat, “The ship of the world to come” which contains an allusion to the fact that it was constructed on the tank.

In 1814 its 1st floor was constructed by Mohammed Ali Roghey Nakhuda, a konkani merchant.

Published by Amir Hashmi

Amir Hashmi is an Indian Film Producer, Director, Writer, and Actor awarded the ‘Film excellence award’ by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India. Apart from being an artist, he is an outstanding speaker who hosted hundreds of inspiring workshops and campaigns amongst the youth. Awarded ‘Sangeet Visharad’ in Hindustani classical singing. He consistently promotes culture, humanity, and morality, and believes in truth and non-violence, besides being known for his environmental and patriotic initiatives.

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