Professor SM Akhtar, director of the Faculty of Architecture of Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI) has been appointed consultant architect for the mosque to be built in the village of Dhannipur in Ayodhya by the trust of the Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF).
The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board had established the IICF, a 15 member trust, for the construction of a mosque and other facilities on the land allocated to Ayodhya by the government of Uttar Pradesh on the instructions of the Supreme Court.
In the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid land case, the Supreme Court on November 9 last year ordered the central government to hand over the Ayodhya site for the construction of a temple and to create a trust for it. this.
The Supreme Court further ordered the government to allocate another five-acre piece of land in a prominent location in Ayodhya for the construction of a mosque at the Sunni Waqf Council.
In February, the Sunni Central Council of the Waqf of Uttar Pradesh accepted the five acres of land planned for the construction of the mosque in Ayodhya.
Apart from this, the Trust will also build a charity hospital, a public library and a center showcasing the heritage of the Indo-Islamic civilization which will also serve as a research and study center for the same, according to a press release. advice.
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