May 24, it turned exactly 200 years, to one of the oldest mosques in the country, which is located in the village of Tatar Pendelka. Kuznetsk district of the Penza region.
This village is historically closely associated with Tatarstan . Hence, Tatar writer , playwright and political activist Shamil Usmanov comes from after his name the street in Kazan called and Naberezhnye Cheln , Maj. Gen. Abdullah Bichurin almost twenty years headed the KGB of our republic (his name also recently awarded the metropolitan street ), Tatar literary critic , Jakub Agishev, teacher, who taught at universities in Kazan , known prerevolutionary Deberdeevy industrialists . In the village mosque , which marks the bicentennial anniversary , once served as Mullah father of – Shamil Usmanov , Khairulla and the village is still home to many of his relatives.
Ravil Sakhapov newspaper “Respublika Tatarstan