This article is from Sep 11, 2020

Was the mosque built in the middle of the road in Mumbai?


A mosque was built across the road in Mumbai. This is the freedom of the Indian minority. Where are the neutral Hindus?

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Actress Kangana Ranaut’s office in Mumbai has been demolished by the state government for allegedly operating without permission. Demolition work on the building has been halted due to a lawsuit filed in this regard. In the posts and talks related to the demolition of the actress’ office, it was seen that many people were posting the photo saying that it was a mosque built in the middle of the road in Mumbai and that it should be removed.

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Questions have been raised as why the corporation did not remove the mosque built in the middle of the road, but has demolished Kanaga’s office. As the photo spread across India, we explored to find out its authenticity.

When Reverse Searching the photo of a mosque occupying the road in Mumbai, it was discovered that the mosque was not in Mumbai but was located in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh.

A month ago, a website called now featured a viral photo. In it, it is mentioned as Katra Bazaar. Social media users are sharing this photo as a mosque built on Mumbai Road.

Roads laid around the mosque can be seen from the photo. And it can be seen from the Google map that the mosque looks like a roundabout area. The photo shows a mosque in the middle of the road. But, that area is mostly filled with shops. The mosque also has several commercial shops.

Jama Masjid is located in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh and is spread over a large area. There are large and small roads around it. Although there is a mosque in the middle of the road, it is not certain whether it was built in the middle of the road or the roads came around after the mosque was built.


In our search, we came to know that the photo spreading as the mosque built across the road in Mumbai was Jama Masjid located in Sagar area of Madhya Pradesh.

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