Mehbooba Mufti offers prayers at dargah of Moinuddin Chisti

Nov 27, 2016 06:12 PM IST | Updated on: Nov 27, 2016 10:55 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday paid obeisance at the historic 13th century dargah of sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in the pilgrim town here.

The Chief Minister did 'jiyarat' (worship) in Dargah and presented Chadar on the tomb of the sufi saint in the afternoon.

Mehbooba Mufti offers prayers at dargah of Moinuddin Chisti

Mehbooba Mufti (FILE PHOTO)

She prayed to 'Garib Nawaj' (the sufi saint) for peace on India-Pakistan border and peaceful relations between the two

countries.

She reached the Dargah after Namaj-e-Johar (afternoon Namaz) and prayed in 'Asthana' (sanctum sanctorum) of sufi saint.

Speaking to media persons here, she said that peace and prosperity are slowly returning to Jammu and Kashmir but still

most of the students are not going to schools in the valley.

Mehbooba also listened to qawwali (Sufi devotional music) near panyti gate of the dargah.

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