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Mazare-Badri Jamnagar awarded a place in Asia Africa Hall of Fame

Around 10,000 people visit Mazar-e-Badri every month to get away from their busy lives

Jamnagar/Rajkot: Mazar-e-Badri, a Hajira (mausoleum) of the Dawoodi Bohra community in Jamnagar has been awarded a place in Asia Africa Hall of Fame under the category of Best in Hospitality & Infrastructure Development by the Asia Africa Development Council.

The award certificate was presented for sustainable development during the international conference and summit organized on Sustainable Growth and Development by Asia Africa Development Council on October 23 at Goa. Mazar-e-Badri, the 350-years-old Mausoleum, for pilgrims of the Dawoodi Bohra community, has a remarkable infrastructure which provides peace of mind and a serene atmosphere to the pilgrims to perform spiritual practices. The food served here is cooked under best hygienic conditions and has high nutrition values creating self-sustainability. “As many as 10,000 people come here every month, not just for religious purposes but for peace and to escape their busy lives. There are 400 rooms to accommodate people coming from across the globe.

While the building is spread in around 1 lakh square feet area, there is a garden with over 3000 plants spread in over 2 lakh square feet.” said Assistant Manager Murtaza Taherali Ujjainwala. The Mazar located at a distance of 5 km from Jamnagar Railway Station in the Nageshwar locality is among the important religious places of the community. The magnificent structure is built on the banks of the river Rangmati and Nagmati, on the side of the over 100-year-old Saifee Tower built by Sayedna Taher Saifuddin, the 51st leader of the community.

 

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