Telangana government to build guest house in Ajmer

first_imgThe Telangana government proposes to build a rubaat (guest house) in the Ajmer town of Rajasthan for the pilgrims visiting the historic 13th century dargah of Sufi mystic Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. The southern State is looking for five acres near Ajmer to construct the building.Telangana Minorities Commission chairman Mohammed Qamaruddin visited Ajmer for the purpose after stopping over in Jaipur on Thursday to explore the scope for allotment of land. Mr. Qamaruddin handed over a letter from Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to the revenue officers here while seeking their help.Mr. Qamaruddin, who also met Rajasthan State Minorities Commission chairman Jasbir Singh, said the Telangana government was willing to spend ₹5 crore on the construction of the rubaat and providing amenities to the pilgrims. A large number of pilgrims from Telangana come to Ajmer during the annual Urs at the dargah.Mr. Qamaruddin said Mr. Rao had visited the dargah during the agitation for Telangana’s formation and had vowed to make permanent arrangement for stay and other facilities to pilgrims if the new State was carved out of Andhra Pradesh.last_img

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