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Delhi to have Haj house: Sharma

Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 21:43

New Delhi: Delhi government will build a Haj house, bigger than the one at Mumbai and equipped with all modern facilities, at Dwarka, Parliamentary Secretary to Chief Minister and CLP Spokesperson Mukesh Sharma said here on Saturday.

Sharma, addressing a gathering on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha at Bindapur, said the new Haj house to be constructed would be big and modern as compared to the existing one in Mumbai.

He also said the city government has been providing computers in Madrasas apart from appointing Urdu teachers in large number.

"Delhi Wakf Board would oversee the construction of Noor Masjid at Bhogal for which 400 metre land has been made available," he said, adding a Kabristan at Hastsal would be constructed by Delhi government for which two acre land has been made available.

Another Kabristan over a piece of land measuring 3.5 acre would be constructed in Dwarka.

Sharma announced a park in Bindapur would be named after great freedom fight Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and another in Bindapur would be known as Jumma Park.


First Published: Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 21:43
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