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In Pictures : Jama Masjid, Delhi

In Pictures : Jama Masjid, Delhi

Jama Masjid, DelhiJama Masjid, Old Delhi, originally named as Masjid Jahan Numa, was built by the Fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan ( 1650 - 1656 AD). ( In Pictures : Taj Mahal, Agra ) Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan himself laid Jama Masjid's foundation stone on a Friday of October 1650 AD. With the construction beginning immediately and completing in 1656 AD.Jama Masjid, Delhi was the result of the efforts of over 6,000 workers, for six years (1650–1656 AD). The cost of the construction in those

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