Bihar: A mosque that was submerged in the water of Phulwaria Dam in Bihar’s Nawada district over 30 years ago, has emerged as the water dried up in the southern end of the reservoir.
The mosque called Noori Masjid, as per The Siasat report, submerged after the Phulwaria Dam was built in 1985. The emergence of the mosque underwater has generated curiosity among the local people and many youths were seen thronging the place at the site of the mosque.
Since the emergence of the structure, locals are being seen visiting the area as they walk through the mud and slush to reach the parapet of the 30 feet tall mosque.
The report quoting the visitors said the building is completely intact even after being submerged for decades and there is not even the slightest damage to the structure.
Earlier, when the water level used to decrease, only a part of the dome of the mosque was visible and people were unable to place what it was all about. Now when they see the mosque out in the open when the earth is completely dry their curiosity is at rest. Now they can easily walk to see the mosque and relish the architecture of this building, the report said.
The report said the mosque existed before the work on the construction of the Phulwaria Dam started in 1979. That place used to have a large population who were evicted for the construction of the dam. The entire area was acquired by the government and the people living there were relocated to Hardiya village in the Rajauli block of Nawada district.