In a move towards fostering unity, Prime Minister Modi met with a Muslim delegation, presenting a sacred Chadar intended for the Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer Sharif Dargah.
Mumbai, January 11, 2024 – In a gesture of communal harmony and unity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently met with a delegation from the Muslim community. The meeting was marked by a significant presentation – a sacred Chadar, intended to be placed during the Urs of the revered Sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, at the esteemed Ajmer Sharif Dargah.
During the interaction, the Prime Minister expressed his commitment to fostering inclusivity and understanding among diverse religious communities in the country. The presentation of the Chadar, a symbol of reverence and respect, underscores the importance of preserving India’s rich tapestry of cultural and religious diversity.
The Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti is a highly anticipated annual event at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, drawing devotees from various backgrounds who come together to celebrate the spiritual legacy of the Sufi saint. The symbolic gesture of presenting the Chadar by the delegation signifies a collective effort towards promoting religious tolerance and coexistence.
Prime Minister Modi acknowledged the significance of the Urs and emphasized the importance of unity in diversity. He highlighted the need for people of different faiths to come together, fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and understanding. The presentation of the Chadar is seen as a positive step towards reinforcing the bonds that tie India’s diverse communities.
The meeting and the exchange of the sacred Chadar exemplify the nation’s commitment to promoting harmony and unity, transcending religious and cultural differences. As the Chadar finds its place at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah during the Urs, it symbolizes a collective endeavor towards building a more inclusive and harmonious society.