Khan Jahan Ali Mazar

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Bagerhat, a great historical place. There You will
see the Mazar of Khan Jahan Ali – a fine one storied building,
It has a beautiful dome. Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali was
buried there. The tomb is made of cut out stones.
It cannot be accurately said where from these were
brought. It is said that Pir Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali brought these from
Chittagong by floating on water. On the tomb there are inscriptions in
Arabic.
An inscription says that he died on 25th October,
1459. There is a small mosque nearby. A close associate of Hazrat Khan Jahan
Ali was buried outside the tomb. On the night of the full moon of the month
of Chaitra a big fair is held beside the Mazar. Many people attend the fair.
There is a tank in front of the Mazar. The lolocal people call it the Dighi
of Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali . There are some crocodiles in this big tank. They
come near when the Fakirs call them and give them something to eat.
Historical Importance: Hazrat Pir Khan Jahan Ali
who dedicated his life for the Islam. He came here from bagdad with many
disciples. He set up his camp and with the help of his disciple he started
teaching about Islam. There were many dead enemy of Islam and he fought
against them and won the battle. A lot of non-muslims accepted Islam
attracting to the divine virtu of Khan Jahan Ali. Bagerhat is really a place
of historical importantce.

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