Make this your homepage
India News
Home > India News
Muslim body releases official logo for mosque in Ayodhya
TIWN
Muslim body releases official logo for mosque in Ayodhya
PHOTO : TIWN

Ayodhya, Aug 23 (TIWN) The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF), the trust formed by the Uttar Pradesh Central Sunni Waqf Board for construction of an alternate mosque in Ayodhya to replace the Babri masjid, has released its official logo, which is an octagram, represented by two overlapping squares.

Talking to TOI, secretary of mosque trust, Athar Hussain, said, the logo is an Islamic symbol — Rub el Hizb. “In Arabic, ‘Rub’ means one fourth, while Hizb means a group or party. It’s system for memorising and facilitating recitation of the Quran, which is divided into 60 hizbs. The symbol is used as a marker for a chapter in Arabic calligraphy,” said Hussain.   IFrame The secretary and members of the Trust visited Dhannipur on Saturday to inspect the topography of the five acres of land, which was handed over to the district administration in first week of August.

Add your Comment
Comments (0)

Special Articles

Saumen Sarkar Saumen Sarkar
Anirban Mitra Anirban Mitra