Bhargavi Kulkarni , Posted On : March 16, 2017 1:53 pm
A local Muslim community in Bayonne, New Jersey, was, last week, denied space for building a mosque by the zoning board. The proposal for a mosque and community center at the site of an empty 8,500-square-foot warehouse has been the subject of much debate and discussion for the past year-and-a-half, Waheed Akbar, founder and secretary of the nonprofit group Bayonne Muslims, told Desi Talk.
After more than five hours at the town meeting March 6, the group failed by one vote to pass the motion to allow the…
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