First International Sufi Festival Inaugurated At Ajmer
We are planning to start a Sufi Circuit in India which will not only promote Sufism but also bring thousands of tourists to better destinations in the countryâ€ said Subodh Kant Sahay Union Minister of Tourism, Government of India while inaugurating the First International Sufi Festival at Ajmer.
â€œWe have already developed medical tourism and the biggest tourism in India is the religious tourism. Millions of people move from one place to another for the darshans of different religious places. We need to give now more emphasis to the sameâ€ Sahay added.
â€œSufism teaches us Humanity, and every religion ultimately brings back to be a good human being. Let us change our thinking and feelings to work honestly to convert and renovate this earth into heavenâ€ said Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and Chairperson World Peace Research And Development Foundation.
Gulsha Begum the festival director expressed her desire to have many Sufi festivals in different cities of the country to unite India through Sufi Music. The inauguration was followed by speeches by Religious Leaders and dynamic performance by Sufi music group from Dargah of Ajmer and a group specially flown from Egypt.