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Jama Masjid is commonly referred to as the main mosque where the faithfuls gather for Eid and Friday prayers. The tradition has been that it is commonly served as the congregational mosque or Friday mosque in many places and countries. Centuries ago, the Muslim rulers or rich people built artistically embellished Jama Masjid for prayers, depending on their wealth and capacity to make solid contribution. The Jama Masjid in Salem city, Tamil Nadu, is
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On Fridays, this Masjid is packed to capacity by devout worshippers who come here from far and wide. The attractive features of this place of worship that draw our attention are the large prayer hall well supported by tall granite pillars, skillfully done intricate jali work and beautiful floral ornamentation. In the front part of the building, the attractive twin minarets stretch
Ramzan (Ramadan) and the mosque arranges for iftar dinners after sunset.