The historic Baba Chamliyal Mela has begun close to the Worldwide Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Thursday. Because of the Corona-19 epidemic, it couldn’t be organized for the final two years. In keeping with Mela committee chairman Billu Choudhary, greater than two lakh devotees from totally different components of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana are anticipated to succeed in the shrine of the saint situated in Ramgarh sector of Samba district.
There’s a Dargah of Baba Dalip Singh Manhas at Chamliyal border submit. In keeping with historical past, Sant Baba Dalip Singh Manhas lived in a village referred to as Chamliyal. He used to offer ingesting water to thirsty vacationers and likewise labored for the welfare of the needy. He believed in brotherhood. Resulting from his good works, he turned extremely popular among the many individuals.
His reputation was enraged by some who conspired in opposition to Baba and killed him within the village of Saidawali, which is now situated in Pakistan. Baba Dalip Singh’s head fell far-off from the place of his homicide, whereas the remainder of his physique lay in Saidawali.
People determined to maintain Baba’s philosophy and practices alive by constructing his monuments on the border of India and Pakistan. After Baba’s loss of life, the individuals of the realm constructed two temples in his title. A shrine was constructed on the place the place his head had fallen. One other temple of Baba was in-built Saidawali, Pakistan the place he was assassinated.
Baba’s followers used to prepare festivals in each India and Pakistan, however after partition, Sandawali was separated from Chamliyal. However within the reminiscence of Baba, the custom of the truthful continued on each side. Yearly a good is held at Baba’s Muqaddas Mazar.
The Pakistani Rangers earlier used to return to the dargah to supply Chadar, to take sugar and sherbet as prasad.
Nevertheless, as a consequence of strained relations between India and Pakistan, Pakistani Rangers won’t go to the dargah this yr.
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