Jamia Masjid gets facelift after a gap of 250 year
Srinagar, Oct 2, : The Historic and iconic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar is all set to get a facelift after nearly 250 years. The restoration work on the Mughal era masjid started on Tuesday.
The Jamia Auqaf members said that the Masjid’s heritage minarets will be given a facelift initially.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Kashmir’s chief cleric who also delivers the Friday congregation sermon at the mosque 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.CNS