Jamia Mosque (Khudabad)

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The Jamia Mosque (Urdu: جامہ مسجد خداباد‎), known as Jamia Masjid Khudabad or Badshahi Masjid, is situated in Khudabad, Dadu, Sindh and was built during the reign of Yar Mouhammed Kalhoro between 1700 and 1718.[1] The mosque served as a school as well as for military training.[2]



  1. ^ Qurban Ali Khushik, "17th century Kalhoro tombs disappear brick by brick ", The mosque is unique instance of Kalhora architecture influenced by Mughal art of architecture. The fresco paintings done on inner walls of mosque are best example of Mughal and Islamic schools of art of fresco paintings. In fresco paintings, the inlay designs, stalactite designs, e-mulet designs, floral scroll designs, foliated designs, arabesque designs and calligraphy adorn the inner walls of the mosque. There is a wonderful historical heritage like Shah Jahan's mosque of Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan. Dawn Media Group, 19 January 2010
  2. ^ N. K. Bozai, "Kalhora Governance of Sindh - An Overview", Mahdavia Foundation, 2006