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Devotees from all faiths congregate to celebrate birth anniversary of Hazrat Shah Bulaqar

Moradabad, Jan 13 (ANI): India, a diverse land, houses people from different communities who live in peace and harmony. This ethos is visible in length and breadth of the country. A similar example is seen during the urs of Hazrat Shah Bulaqar at Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh where devotes belonging to different religious beliefs come together and seek blessings of the saint. During the urs, the devotees hold day and night long prayers, while paying homage to the saint. Men and women are seen chanting hymns and ask for blessings of the saint. People of different communities who pay a visit to the shrine are given a warm reception by their Muslim brethren. While the Shrine of the saint is illuminated with different colours of lights, the market in its vicinity also wears a festive look. Jan 13, 2015
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