laxman teela

The book is scheduled for Saturday release by vice-president Venkaiah Naidu in the presence of union home minister Rajnath Singh, chief minister Yogi Adityanath and others.(HT)

Lalji’s ‘Ankaha Lucknow’ sparks another debate

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2018 03:58 PM IST
The book by BJP veteran Lalji Tandon has kicked up a controversy over its claim that Lucknow’s biggest Sunni mosque – the ‘Teele Wali Masjid’ was built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb over the ‘Laxman Teela’ – a raised platform believed to be christened after Lord Ram’s brother Laxman.
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