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India; Maharashtra Chief Minister’s threat to turn 700-year-old dargah into a temple

Shiv Sena leader Anand Dege first campaigned to build a temple at Haji Malang Dargah in the 80s.

Staff Report

London: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, while addressing an election rally, threatened to build a temple in place of the historic Haji Abdul Rehman Malang Dargah in Mumbai, saying that this dargah was built by demolishing a temple. According to the British broadcaster BBC, Shiv Sena leader Anand Dege campaigned to build a temple at Haji Malang Dargah in the 80s, and in 1996, 20,000 workers worshiped inside the Dargah. Anand Dege Now the Chief Minister of Maharashtra belonging to Shiv Sena has followed the same path. Remember that 1500 steps of stairs have been cut out of the rocks to reach the Haji Maling Dargah located on the hill in the suburbs of Mumbai. It is said about Haji Maling that he also came to India 700 years ago from Arab countries when the arrival of Arab Sufis in India was common and like many Sufis, Haji Maling also stayed here. The construction of this dargah and Not much information is available about Sahib Mazar, but due to his popularity among Muslims and Hindus alike, it seems that he was a leader of peace, love, and morality in the area and a poor man. The most special thing about this Dargah is that Both Muslims and Hindus visit here in large numbers and offer their vows here in religious harmony. The hereditary guardian is a Brahmin Hindu. There are also many ancient temples around this dargah. The BBC report said that after the construction of Ram Mandir in place of the historic Babri Masjid, the extremists are now eyeing many more historic mosques and shrines, including Haji Malang Dargah. Also included. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who belongs to the Shiv Sena party, announced during his election campaign that Haji Maling Dargah will be made a temple. went and now we will restore the historic temple. BBC contacted Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde in this regard but he refrained from any comment.

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