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205 ancient mosques of national importance in India
Monday, June 14, 2010 08:27:33 PM, TCN News
New Delhi: There are 205 ancient mosques declared as of national importance within the jurisdiction of Archaeological Survey of India.
Gujarat has the most – 44, followed by Uttar Pradesh (41) and Karnataka (32). The year of construction of mosques varies from 12th to 19th Century AD.
Besides mosques, there are 985 ancient temples dated from 4th to 19th Century AD.
“The ancient temples and mosques declared as of national importance are in fairly good state of preservation and maintenance. These are conserved, scientifically preserved and maintained as per established principles of conservation subject to availability of resources,” says a Central Government release.
According to the government data, an amount of Rs 37200 (lakhs) has been spent on “conservation, preservation, and maintenance of all the centrally protected monuments, including the temples and mosques across the country during the last three years.”
The government has allocated Rs 12216 (lakh) for the purpose for the year 2009-2010.
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