Baitul Mukarram

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Baitul Mukarram National Mosque
বায়তুল মোকাররম জাতীয় মসজিদ
بيت المكرّم المسجد الوطني
Baitul Mukarram (Arabic, بيت المكرّم; Bengali, বায়তুল মুকাররম; The Holy House).jpg
The structure of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque resembles the Kaaba in Mecca
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionHanafi, Deobandi
OwnershipGovernment of Bangladesh
LeadershipHon'ble Senior Imam: Hafez Maulana Mizanur Rahman Al Qasmi.

Hon'ble Imam(s): Hafez Maulana Mohibullahil Al Baki An Nadvi, Hafez Maulana Ehsanul Haque & Hafez Maulana Mohiuddin Qasmi. Hon'ble Chief Muazzin: Hafez Kari Maulana Kazi Masudur Rahman.

Hon'ble Muazzin(s): Hafez Kari Maulana Habibur Rahman Mishkat & Hafez Kari Maulana Muhammad Ishaq.
Year consecrated1959
Statusactive
Location
LocationBangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
Baitul Mukarram is located in Bangladesh
Baitul Mukarram
Location in Bangladesh
AdministrationMinistry of Religious Affairs, Government of Bangladesh
Geographic coordinates23°43′46″N 90°24′46″E / 23.7294°N 90.4128°E / 23.7294; 90.4128Coordinates: 23°43′46″N 90°24′46″E / 23.7294°N 90.4128°E / 23.7294; 90.4128
Architecture
Architect(s)Abdulhusein M. Thariani
Architectural typeNational Mosque
Architectural styleIslamic Architecture
Groundbreaking27 January 1960
Completed1968
Specifications
Capacity40,000
Height (max)99 feet
Baitul Mukarram (Dhaka) the National Mosque Bangladesh. The structure looks like the Kaaba in Mecca

Baitul Mukarram (Arabic: بيت المكرّم‎; The holy house) is the national mosque of Bangladesh.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Baitul Mukarram-the National Mosque of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Embassy at Bhutan website.