About Jama masjid in Dharamshala
Jama Masjid Mosque is Dharamshala is the Biggest Mosuque in Himachal Pradesh ( Himalayan Town in Indian Himalayas) located in the city centre - Kotwali bazaaar - Dharamshala.
History of Jama Masjid Dharamshala
Jama masjid dharamshala was constructed in the year 1719 on 22nd October by Janab Ghulam Rasool, in year 1905 earthquake, there was considerable damage to the mosque, which was however fixed by Masjid Intzamia commitee, then in 1947 partition again the about 80% of the masjid was destroyed, only the inner hall remained, then in 1952 punjab wkf board arranged for reconstruction of mosque, since 1962 the mosque is under waqf board. Then in 1963 first time namaz was offered by 3-4 business men,
in 1995.22.2 dharamshala masjid committee was formed and namaz offering was formally started. On 1.4.1995, imam sahib muhammad kamil jamie came and the work on the deen started in the full district. From 1947 till 1995, Only place where Eid Namaz or Juma namaz was offere was at army masjid yolcamp dharamshala.
Progress of Deen in Himachal Pradesh
Today in addition to jama masjid dharamshala, there are 49 mosques only in Kangra where Juma namaz is offered. Today Dharamshala jama masjid has its own identity and tourists and pilgrims from all over the world come to Jama Masjid Mosque.
Jama masjid Dharamshala needs Funds and your Help
Today Masjid is in serious needs of funds as annual expence of maintaining it is around 2 lacs per annum. More over mosque needs following urgent facilities
1. Repair for the Mosque.
2. Momen Masjid
3. Residence for Masjid Imam sahib
4. Library for the Masjid
Expence involved in the construction is approx 30 lacs ( $40,00), aman-e-awam welfre committee jama masjid dharamshala can be contacted for the funds transfers (A/C J&K BANK NO.0354010100000019 IFSC JAKA0..& BY POST JAMA MASJID DHARAMSHALA PIN176215 INDIA ..IMAM SAHIB ..MOHD KAMIL JAMIE ...A/C SBI 20084044485 IFSC SBIN 0000634.)
Contact Details of the Jama Masjid Dharamshala
Address: jama masjid dharamshala himachalpradesh, Texi Stand, Kotwali bazaar, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176215, India
Phone: +Ph.No:- +911892-224338, Mobile:- +919418130559, 9816069187,
Hours: Friday 4:00 am – 9:00 pm