The Nizamat Imambara is a Shia Muslim congregation hall in Murshidabad, India. The present Nizamat Imambara was built in 1847 AD by Nawab Mansur Ali Khan. It was constructed after the antique Imambara constructed via Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah turned into destroyed with the aid of the fires of 1842 and 1846. This Imambara is the biggest one in India and Bengal. The antique Nizamat Imambara became constructed by way of Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah within the Nizamat Fort Area. He bought bricks and mortar, and laid the foundation of the building along with his own hands. However, the vintage Imambara turned into basically made of timber.
The plot where this Imambara were built become dug to a depth of 6 ft. It was refilled with soil which turned into introduced from Mecca in order that the terrible individuals of the Muslim community could have an revel in of Hajj. The old Imambara which caught fire for the first time in 1842 and turned into partially destroyed. But it became absolutely destroyed via a hearth on 23 December 1846. That day the Nawabs at the side of the Europeans threw a celebration to have fun the weaning ceremony of 5-year-old Hassan Ali Mirza. The Imambara caught fire at midnight because of the fireworks left off and turned into absolutely burnt down.