President Patil visits Ajmer dargah
President Pratibha Patil Monday visited the `dargah` of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisthi here and prayed for peace and brotherhood in the country.
Ajmer: President Pratibha Patil Monday
visited the `dargah` of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisthi here and prayed for peace and brotherhood in the country.
Patil, who is on a three-day visit to Rajasthan, spent
about 30 minutes at the shrine and offered a `chaddar` as well
as some money.
A `Sapasnama` or welcome address was read out in the
honour of Patil who was accompanied by Governor Shivraj Patil
and Ajmer MP Sachin Pilot.
"I prayed for brotherhood, harmony and unity in the country and wished for peace and progress," Patil said in her brief address.
The President was given a red carpet welcome at the
shrine and was welcomed with the sound of cymbals upon
She took keen interest in understanding the history and various important facets of the shrine which she was briefed
Patil was also presented with a memento at the `dargah`.