Srinagar: A hearth broke out within the mosque on the intervening night time of Thursday and Friday, with partial injury to the inside of the historic Pathar Masjid, however the stone construction itself saved the mosque.
Pulao and picket almirah of Pathar Masjid positioned in Nawab Bazar space of ​​Srinagar metropolis have been broken within the hearth however stone partitions weren’t broken.
“The hearth began at 1 pm. No main injury was achieved to the mosque, besides the pulpit and the picket cabinet which housed a transformer and battery together with the mic of the mosque. The hearth began resulting from quick circuit,” stated Bashir Ah Shah, deputy director, hearth and emergency providers.
He stated that for the reason that mosque is manufactured from stone, the hearth had no impact on the construction of the mosque. Shah stated the hearth was rapidly introduced beneath management with the assistance of fireplace brigade.
Pathar Masjid, often known as Nav Mashid, is a mosque of the Mughal interval which was constructed by Empress Nur Jahan, the spouse of Emperor Jahangir. The mosque is located on the left financial institution of the river Jhelum, and faces the Khanqah-e-Maula on the proper financial institution.
The mosque is beneath the management of the Archaeological Survey of India. Its architectural significance derives primarily from its stone construction. The importance of the mosque can be to be constructed by a girl.
“There was no main hearth. It took us 10-Quarter-hour to douse the flames, which have been popping out of the picket almirah and pulpit contained in the mosque,” ​​stated Shah.

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