Mumbai: After series of legal battles and agitations, and a wait of long five years time near about 250 women visited and prays at Haji Ali Dargah today.
According to activist, almost 250 women entered the famous Haji Ali Dargah today afternoon and solemnly offered prayers.
The women group was comprised from all over Indi, including office bearers of NGO Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) along with their supporters.
Some trustees along with officials and guides of Haji Ali Dargah warmly welcomed shrines at the dargha which is located on the rocks in the Arabina Sea off Worli to guide them to mazaar (grave) of revered Muslim saint, Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari.
One trustee Suhail Khandwani told media persons, “They came in a very dignified manner, adhering to the rules of the trust, silently offered prayers, flowers and chadars at the shrine and returned back.”
Some women came to dargah for the time around the tiny rocky desert island, the small mosque and clicked some selfie galore.
Co-founder of BMMA Noorjehan S. Niaz said that all the women activists came away pleased with the unique experiance at the shrine today.