Babri Masjid

The Babri Masjid was a mosque in Ayodhya, India. Located in Faizabad district, it was one of the largest mosques in the Uttar Pradesh state. According to the mosque's inscriptions, it was built in 1528–29 CE (935 Hj.) by Mir Baqi, on orders of the Mughal emperor Babur (after whom it is named).

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 1900 CE Babri Masjid as seen in early 1900s, approx 80 years before its destruction in 1992. It is one of the historical mosques in India
c. 1984 CE The interior of the mosque, the November-1984 view of the Babri Mosque interior, situated under the right dome, we see a fountain which was used for ablutions. The niches, at the left side, are shoe racks. Sunil Bajpai
Latest Update: October 9, 2016
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