The Dynamic Presence of the Religious Head of the Ajmer Shariff Dargah at the ISFI Sufi Award
Online PR News – 01-November-2012 – 01/11/2012 Ajmer, Rajasthan – A ceremony which brings the humanity collectively without the basis of religion is what is required. A Festival of this quality with much honesty towards the mission without any agendas must be conducted not just in Ajmer relatively in every part on the world since it unites us without any barriers and distributes the message of synchronization and worship’ said The Dargah Deewan, also the Sajjada Nasheen and the Religious Head of Ajmer shrine, Syed Zainual Abedin Ali Khan at the ISFI Awards and the Closing Ceremony of the eight day International Sufi festival in the holy city of Ajmer.
ISFI AWARDS, ISFI awards celebrating the world’s best Sufi artiste. The Sufi Awards was introduced in the 2nd Edition of International Sufi Festival this year. The Award is to honor the Sufi Community of Artiste and Singers’ says Ms Begum, Festival Director & Chairperson Divine Abode.
The Award function took place in the holy city of Ajmer on the 11th October 2012 at the Jawahar Rang Manch. A prominent Award given to the Sufi Artiste to acknowledge their contribution to the field of Sufi Art and Culture. Every year the final day of the ISFI Festival will celebrate the Awards Nite ‘says Mr Bohra spokesperson Divine Abode
The first ISFI Platinum, award was conferred to Padmabhushan Ustaad Ghulam Mustafa Khan Saheb for his long-lasting contribution. The ISFI Gold Award for the Best Sufi Singers was awarded to the Qadar Niazi and Hyder Hassan Nizami, associated with the Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia and Hazrat Amir Khusro, New Delhi, as a Darbari Aastana singer.
The Dargah Deewan also, the Religious Head of Ajmer shrine, Syed Zainual Abedin Ali Khan conferred the Platinum Award and ISFI GOLD Award. Additional Collector Mohammad Hanif, Brigadier PK Singh and Congress President Mahendra Singh Ralawta, Mr. Sandeep Marwah was some of the Important dignitaries.
Manisha Gulyani from the Jaipur Gharana, Sufi Singing by Druv and the Khan Legacy group from Mumbai too enthralled the viewers with their presentation.
Mr. Mahindra Singh Ralawta, Congress President said that the Raqs was undeniably very charismatic.
Dr Sudeep Rai said that the Jury looked at all aspects before conferring an Award, and above all the important factor is the involvement of Service towards the society is also taken into concern.
ISFI Awards winners also included
Hindustani Raqs – Manisha Gulyani
Sufi Painting – Michael Templin, Germany
Chief Patron Award – Mr. Sandeep Marwah, Dr Sudeep Rai
The 3rd edition of the festival will be from 3-10th October in Ajmer. Kindly make your plans to visit the festival.