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Description- An Encounter With History in Delhi Legend has it that Fariduddin Masud “Ganj-i-Shakar” predicted that his disciple Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya would be the large tree, under which vast multitudes would find rest and solace. It is believed that the dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya sanctified the area around it and for centuries after his death, rulers, generals, poets, princesses and dervishes sought their last refuge in and around the village of Ghiyaspur (now Nizamuddin basti) at the feet of their beloved Khwaja. The Heritage walk proposes to explore the village of Nizamuddin and would cover a period of 7 centuries of history and culture of Delhi. It would include a visit to the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, Nizamuddin’s baoli, Atgah Khan’s Tomb, Chaunsath Khanna and Mazhar-i-Ghalib. Time permitting, we may also visit Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khana’s tomb. When: 18th February, 2018 Fee- Rs. 350 Timings- 10.30 AM- 1 PM Duration: The walk would be about 2.5 hours and it will be in English (with snippets in Urdu and Persian). Meeting point: Nizamuddin Police station, on the Mathura Road (opposite Humayun’s tomb). Essentials: 1.Dress conservatively; 2.Carry a large kerchief or a dupatta to cover your head. 3.You can leave your footwear outside the dargah for a nominal charge. Should you not be inclined to leave your footwear behind, you may carry a polythene bags(opaque) to carry it in. Please contact Shivangi- 9871921623 or Snigdha- 9773544451 for bookings.

 

 

Date-  18 Feb 10:30AM

Venue- New Delhi New Delhi India 110xxx