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General view from the back of the Adina Masjid, Pandua.

Photograph of the Adina Mosque in Pandua in the
Malda district of Bengal, taken by Joseph David Beglar in the
1870s, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. The
Adina Mosque in Pandua, near the ruined city of Gaur, was built in
c.1375 by Sikandar Shah I (r.1358–90). It is one of the largest
mosques in India and although largely in ruins, it is one of the
best surviving examples of e…