(Last Updated on : 18/12/2012)
Khanzadon ki Masjid is an ancient mosque built during the Muslim period in Rajasthan
. The building has been constructed in the fort on the top of the hill at Bari Khatu. Two epigraphs have been found in this mosque. One of them has been discovered above the central mihrab and slightly to its left side. A Persian prose has been engraved on it. As per this epigraph it is believed that the mosque was constructed during the reign of Majlis-i-Ali Firoz Khan, son of Salah Khan in 1482 A. D. by Malikul-Umara Tajud-Dualla Waddin Malik Ladla Khalas, the muqta of the fort. Khanzadon ki Masjid was built during the deputyship of Malikul Umara lkh tiyaruddin Daulatwaddin Ladla Khalas, the former Chief of the Royal stables and the muqta of the district of Khatu.
The second epigraph found in the mosque has been attached in the facade of the prayer hall present above and to the right side of the entrance. It also states about a Persian prose. Khanzadon ki Masjid has a single prayer hall that has been built completely in trabeate style. It overlooks a courtyard. The chief mihrab opens in to the western wall. The building has been kept simple devoid of any significant architectural designs.
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