The 803rd Urs celebrations of the revered saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisty of Ajmer, starting Monday, will be momentous affair this Year – thanks to US President Barack Obama.
A red coloured, richly embroidered ‘chadar’ (holy cloth) will be offered on Mr Obama’s behalf at the mausoleum of the Garib Nawaz on the inaugural day of the weeklong Urs, Haji Syed Salman Chishty, director of Ajmer’s Chishty Foundation, said.
The ‘chadar’ was solemnly handed over to Haji Chishty “on behalf of the US Government and Mr Obama by US ambassador Richard Verma, deputy chief of mission Micheal Pelletier and other officials on Friday morning, with a request to present it at the Ajmer Dargah Sharif.
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