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Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah not to hold Qawwali nights on reopening(Twitter/Royal_Mughals)

No Qawwali nights or sitting in the courtyard as Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah reopens amid COVID-19

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 07:18 AM IST
Closed for 5 months amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah is finally opening for the followers of the Sufi saint but minus the touching of the graves of Hazarat Nizamuddin Aulia and Amir Khusro, idling in the dargah courtyard or soaking in the magic of Qawwali nights
The choir is currently comprised of 23 boys aged 10 to 14, including students from Japan, Korea and Syria. The conductor here was Jimy Chiang from Hong Kong.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)
The choir is currently comprised of 23 boys aged 10 to 14, including students from Japan, Korea and Syria. The conductor here was Jimy Chiang from Hong Kong.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

Vienna Boys’ Choir storms Mumbai with bhajans, qawwalis at NCPA

Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 06:03 PM IST
In an interview with HT, president and artistic director Gerald Wirth discusses history, legacy and music choices.
This picture taken on October 1, 2015 shows the Pakistani Sufi musician Amjad Sabri performing during the Lux Style Award who was shot dead in Karachi on June 22, 2016.(AFP File Photo)
This picture taken on October 1, 2015 shows the Pakistani Sufi musician Amjad Sabri performing during the Lux Style Award who was shot dead in Karachi on June 22, 2016.(AFP File Photo)

Fearing sectarianism, Pakistan’s qawwali struggles to survive after Amjad Sabri’s killing

Agence France-Presse, Karachi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 03:14 PM IST
Pakistan qawwal Amjad Sabri’s murder was just the latest in a series of blows in recent years to strike at the heart of qawwali, which has thrived in South Asia since the 13th century
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