Barak Obama will be offered the 'chadder' at Dargah Sharif Ajmer - RNews1 Network

Barak Obama will be offered the 'chadder' at Dargah Sharif Ajmer

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Ajmer : The US President Barak Obama will be offered a 'chadder' at world famous Dargah of Sufi saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisty of Ajmer on the occasion of 803rd Urs (an Annual festival) here, starting Monday.

The US ambassador to India, Richard R Verma handed the chadder of US President Barak Obama to be offered at the dargah. The Urs will begin in a day or two, depending on the sighting of the moon.

The flag has already been hoisted here by the Gori family of Bhilwara, as per the rituals. The district administration is geared up to provide basic facilities like drinking water and sanitation for the devotees.
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"This is the first time that any non-South Asian country’s head has sent a ‘chadar’ to the Ajmer Dargah Sharif. It will set a new trend for global peace among communities," Haji Syed Salman Chishty, the 27th descendant of the saint, adding the ‘chadar’ from the US President will be offered at the mausoleum at 11 a.m. on Monday.

On Monday, which coincides with the 1st day of Rajab, the seventh month of the Islamic calendar, the urs officially starts with the ‘mehfil-e-sama’ in the Dargah Sharif. There are various events lined up during the period with April 25 the main day of the urs and April 28 the concluding day, when the entire Dargah Sharif will be washed by devotees.

Around four lakh devotees from across the country are expected to participate in the seven-day programme. A delegation of Pakistani devotees is also expected to reach Ajmer on April 22.


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