On the 18th of February, K. Chandrashekar Rao, the Chief Minister of Telangana, sent a chadar (religious cloth, offered for prayers) to the Ajmer Dargah.
The gesture was for the Urs celebrations, which is the death anniversary of a sufi saint.
The Urs annual festival held at Ajmer, Rajasthan, is celebrated to commemorate the death anniversary of the Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti, the Founder of the Chishtiya Sufi order in India.
The annual celebration is of six days and features night long dhikr (zikr) qawwali singing.
The anniversary is celebrated in the seventh month of the Islamic lunar calendar, February.
Thousands of pilgrims visit the shrine from all over India and abroad.
The chadar specially designed to be presented in the dargah was displayed by the Muslim community’s members to Chief Minister KCR.
The religious leaders offered special prayers on this occasion and prayed for the prosperity and growth of Telangana.
Telangana Home Minister Mahmood Ali, the Wakf Board Chairman Mohammed Saleem, Members of the Legislative Council (MLCs) Md. Fareeduddin, Farooq Hussain, the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Md. Shakeel, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Minority Cell Chairman Khaja Mujeebuddin, Mufti Sayyed Yousu and the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) corporator Baba Fasiuddin were present on the occasion.