Big Mosque, Poonamallee

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Coordinates: 13°03′13″N 80°16′27″E / 13.053737°N 80.274177°E / 13.053737; 80.274177 The Big Mosque in Poonamallee, a suburb of Chennai, India was constructed during the rule of the Golconda Sultanate by Rustam, son of a Golconda courtier named Astirabad Dhulfiqar. The mosque constructed in 1653 was the first in Tamil Nadu to be built in the Indo-Saracenic style. The mosque purely follows the principles of Ahle Sunnath-Wal-Jama'th.

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  • S. Muthiah, ed. (2008). Madras, Chennai: A 400-year record of the first city of Modern India. 1. Palaniappa Brothers. p. 124.