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Dai Anga Mosque

Dai Anga Mosque - مسجد دائی انگہ

 

A mosque built by Zeb-un-Nisa / Dai Anga - a wet nurse of Emperor Shah Jahan. Her family had been closely associated with the Mughal imperial family her husband Morad Khan served Jahangir as Adawlati or Magistrate of Bikaner, and her son Muhammad Rashid Khan, reputed to be one of the best archers in the kingdom, died fighting in the service of Shah Jahan's eldest born Dara Shikoh. Zeb-un-Nisa herself was highly regarded by Shah Jahan.

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Taken on April 8, 2012