Hastsal Minar

  • In an era where heritage preservation is paramount, efforts are being made to unravel the mysteries surrounding the Hastsal Minar.
  • Hastsal Minar is located in a small village in western Delhi.
  • Its construction was finished in 1634 during the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It is also known as Mini Qutab Minar.
  • Among the locals, it is also known as Hastsal Ki Laat and Kaushal Minar.
  • It was constructed using lakhori bricks and clad with red sandstone.
  • The minar is 17 metres (five storeys) tall, standing on a square platform and with an octagonal body.
  • Shah Jahan utilised ....
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