Hyderabad: Sufi Basant Festival was celebrated on Sunday at Shaikh Ji Hali Dargah in Old City of Hyderabad. The premises of Dargah which is popularly known as ‘Urdu Shariff’ was turned into yellow.
As per TOI report, Basant was celebrated as official festival both during Qutub Shahi and Asif Jahi regimes.
Talking to media persons, Mr. Muzaffar Ali Soofi Chisti, custodian of the dargah said that the festival is revived in Hyderabad to respect all faiths and religions.
It may be noted that the tradition was started eight centuries back at Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin.