Nizamuddin Dargah is the Shrine of the Sufi saint Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya. Situated in the Nizamuddin West area of Delhi, this tomb is visited by thousands of pilgrims every week.
The site is also known for its evening qawwali devotional music sessions.
New Delhi: Diyas were lit on the occasion of Diwali at the historic Nizamuddin Dargah of Delhi. On this occasion, President of Muslim Student Organization of India Dr. Shujaat Ali Qadir said that the festival brings people of different religions and castes closer together and Diwali has a long history of bringing people together. Shrine was not only decorated with lamps but also lights were booming beautifully at night
Officials of the shrine said that on the night of Diwali people came here from far and wide and decorated the shrine by lighting lamps. According to Nazim Nizami, Hindus come here every year to light lamps. After lighting the lamps at the shrine, they also distribute sweets to the people. Local people here call it Eid-e-Charagan. He said that the tradition of celebrating Diwali is as old as this Shrine .However the Officials themselves does not conduct it. Hindu brothers themselves come here and distribute sweets to people after lighting lamps. Local people here also help in lighting the lamps. People take one or two lamps with them when they go to their homes, they believe that these lamps are blessed by the Place