Mohamed - begambur big mosque is situated near the south gate of the famous dindigul fort, which is located on the outskirts of dindigul city. begambur big mosque
during the rule of hyder ali, he constructed three mosques, one for himself for namaz, 2nd for his soldiers underneath rock fort and 3rd in the south of rock fort for public and gave more grants for the maintenance and upkeep of the same.
in 1766, ameer un nisha begum, the wife of killedar mirriza ali khan and the younger sister of hyder ali bahadur, was dead and buried in the mosque compound itself. this mosque was named begampur (meaning 'royal lady') in memory of ameer-un-nisha begum. this part of dindigul is known as begampur.
September 28, 2014