5 acre land, zero energy structure: mosque in Ayodhyas Dhannipur village – India News

The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board (UPSCWB) has unveiled the mosque’s design along with other buildings to be erected on the five-acre property allocated by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Ayodhya village of Dhannipur. If the proposed cards receive the necessary approval from Faizabad Panchayat District Authority, work on the site will begin immediately, the authorities said.

CLOCK | Ayodhya New Mosque: Design Revealed; larger than Babri and spherical

Here is everything you need to know about the mosque’s plan and design:

1. The plan and design were presented in an interaction with Professor SM Akhtar who is the consulting architect for the mosque complex project. The retired JNU professor Pushpesh Pant, the curator of the museum, and the philanthropist Mohammad Shoib, who lives in Mumbai, also took part in the event virtually.

2. The rectangular floor plan of the complex in Dhannipur Village also includes a specialty hospital, communal kitchen and museum housed in a multi-story vertical structure. These will be meters from the mosque and in between there will be a centuries-old Sufi shrine.

3. The mosque will be spherical in shape and will hold 2,000 namazis or worshipers at a time. It will be four times larger than the Babri Masjid. The 300-bed hospital complex will be six times the size of the mosque. It will be built on 3,500 square meters of land, while the hospital and other facilities will cover an area of ​​24,150 square meters.

4. The building will be de-energized to convey a message about climate change. All electricity needs in the mosque will be met with the help of solar panels and there will be no electricity connection

5. A green patch will be developed and seedlings will be sourced from around the world including the Amazon rainforest, locations where the bushfire took place in Australia, and other geographic locations in India.

6. The communal kitchen and museum were curated by Pant.

7. There will not be a grand celebration for the laying of the foundation stone of the mosque.

8. There is no detailed plan to raise funds for the project. Two separate bank accounts were set up to raise money for the construction – the first for the mosque and the second for other buildings.

9. The name of the mosque was not agreed, but it was decided that, according to the board, it would not be named after Babar or any other king, emperor or ruler.

10. The structure is expected to be ready in two years.