Why was first mosque built in India?
When Malik Bin Dinar and his followers reached Kodungallur, the letters were handed over to the local chieftains. They got permission to construct a mosque in Kodungallur and the first mosque in India built here. The mosque was constructed in Kerala’s traditional style.
Which is the oldest mosque in India?
A legend claims that it was built in 629 CE, which makes it the oldest mosque in the Indian subcontinent which is still in use.
Cheraman Juma Mosque.
|Cheramaan Juma Mosque مسجد الرئيس جمعة ചേരമാൻ ജുമാ മസ്ജിദ്|
Who brought Islam in India?
Islam reached India in the very early period and it is believed that one of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s companions Malik bin Deenar came to India’s western coast in 7th century and a mosque was built there in 629 EC which still exists.