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India’s Cheraman Mosque: 1000-year-old lamp continues to shine

In India’s 1st first center for Islamic worship, Cheraman Juma Mosque, a 1000-year-old lamp continues to shine even today as people of different faiths bring oil for it.

The mosque which is located in Kodungallur, Kerala has a secular history as its inner portion was built in Hindu architectural idiom. The white marble used in the mosque was brought from Makkah. President of the managing committee of the Mosque, Sayeed said that communal harmony prevails at the mosque. Kerala Govt. is also set to renovate the mosque which was built in 629 AD. The renovation was started a day after Supreme Court gave the verdict in Ayodhya case.

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