BH CORRESPONDENT, Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board on Monday said it will build a mosque as well as an Indo-Islamic research centre, a hospital and a library on the five-acre plot allotted to it following the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict.
The decision to accept the land was taken at a board meeting in Lucknow. “It has been decided at a meeting of the board to take the five-acre land given to us by the UP government,” board chairman Zufar Farooqui told reporters.
He said the board will set up a trust soon for the construction of the mosque. “Besides the mosque, there will be an Indo-Islamic research centre, a public library, a charitable hospital and other useful facilities on the land,” Farooqui added. “The size of the mosque will be decided keeping in mind local needs,” he said.
ng in mind local needs,” he said.