Source: The Hindu
Around 200 people in Nizamuddin Dargah developed the symptoms of Coronavirus, Delhi Police have cordoned off the area around the Markaz Masjid located around 100 metres from the Nizamuddin dargah
About Nizamuddin Dargah
- Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah is the Dargah (mausoleum) of one of the world’s most famous Sufi saints, Hazrat Khwaja Syed Nizamuddin Auliya (1238 – 1325 CE).
- Situated in the Hazrat Nizamuddin West area of Delhi, the Dargah is visited by thousands of Muslims every week and sees a fair share of Hindus, Christians and people from other religions.
- The tombs of poet Hazrat Amir Khusro and Mughal princess Jehan Ara Begum are also located within the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah complex, and Inayat Khan’s tomb is just around the corner.
- The site is also known for its evening qawwali devotional music sessions.
- The descendants of Nizamuddin Auliya look after the whole management of Dargah Sharif
- The present white pearl dome was constructed by Nawab Syed fàrid Murtaza Bukhari ( nawab Murtaza Khan ) who was treasurer and mir Bakshi of Akbar and Jahangir’s empire and was descendent of Syed Jalaluddin Surkhposh Bukhari of Uch Sharif.
- Important monuments around the site are Humayun’s Tomb, Chausath Khamba, Mirza Ghalib’s tomb, Barakhamba, Sabz Burj (Blue Gumbad) at the Nizamuddin Circle and Lal Mahal.