Masjid-e-bilal – Jayanagar

Masjid-e-bilal – Jayanagar

It is an affluent residential and commercial neighborhood in the Southern part of Bengaluru.   The foundation of Jayanagar was laid in the year 1949 and it was one of the firs well-planned neighborhoods in Bengaluru.  Jayanagar is known for its lush green spaces, well planned wide roads.  This constituency has 7 wards.  One of the famous lands-marks of this Constituency in recent years is the Masjid-e-Bilal mosque.

Masjid-e-Bilal:

Masjid-e-Bilal is a newly constructed mosque on Bannerghatta road – Bengaluru. When viewed from the sky, the beauty of this mosque magnifies and is a treat to the eyes. Everything here is grand and extraordinary. The mosque features simple but striking motifs of deep white and blue colours, highlighted with green lights after dawn

Masjid-e-Bilal (Bilal Mosque) is one of the largest mosques in Bengaluru. It was inaugurated in mid-2015. The Turkish-style ‘Masjid Eidgah Bilal’ on Bannerghatta road was consecrated on 11 June. The mosque sits on the corner of a traffic intersection on a popular thoroughfare of southern part of the city. Prestige Group developers undertook the construction which began in 2010 and was completed. At the time of construction JANAB ALHAJ HABEEB KHAN SAHEB was the president of this committee from 2004 to 2015. The mosque was constructed at a cost of Rs. 200,000,000 providing  space for 6,500 namazis to pray at a time. A considerable portion of the cost was contributed by the Prestige Group.

The four-storey mosque was constructed on a portion of the 1.45-acre Bilal Eidgah.

In 2015, Eid prayers were held in a mass congregation, with all the roads within a kilometer cordoned off by the local administration.  In 2016, a mass wedding was organized by Mr. Zafuralla, a philanthropist, and 25 to 30 weddings took place under the guidance of the imam.

People feel that once they enter the masjid, they forget that they are in namma Bengaluru.

Some feel that the masjid is a replica of the masjid which is at Istanbul, Turkey.

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