Dhannipur Mosque Project To Begin With National Flag Hoisting, Tree Plantation In Ayodhya
Lucknow: The Dhannipur mosque project that includes a hospital, a museum, a library, a community kitchen, the Indo-Islamic Cultural Research Centre, a publication house, besides a mosque, will formally start in Ayodhya on January 26, the Republic Day.
“At a meeting of the Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF), it was decided that Republic Day will be celebrated with the start of the Dhannipur Mosque Project, which includes a hospital, a museum, a library, a community kitchen, the Indo-Islamic Cultural Research Centre, a publication house and a mosque,” secretary and spokesperson of the trust Athar Hussain was quoted via a statement by news agency PTI on Sunday.
According to Hussain, the national flag will be unfurled on the five-acre plot of the project at 8.30 am on January 26. This will be followed by tree sapling plantation by the chief trustee and the member trustees of the IICF.
Chaired by IICF president Zufar Ahmad Farooqi, a virtual meeting was held which was attended by all the nine trustees. According to a statement, the progress of the trust activities, especially the procedural delay in getting the 12-A/80-G clearances under the Income-Tax Act and the proceedings for the opening of an FCRA account, was discussed in the virtual meeting.
“It was decided to make a formal beginning of the project by applying for the plan clearance from the Ayodhya District Board and start the soil testing process at the five-acre plot,” the statement added.