Bara Shaheed Dargah, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
The Bara Shaheed Dargah or the Shrine of 12 martyrs is known for its annual Muslim festival that attracts tons of tourists from all over.
(Last Updated on : 21-05-2019)
Located in the city
in the Indian state
of Andhra Pradesh
, the Bara Shaheed Dargah is a shrine that is known to have an eid- gah in its compound, which is an open air enclosure that is reserved for Islamic prayers
Etymology of Bara Shaheed Dargah
In Urdu language
, the name Bara Shaheed Dargah roughly translates to the Shrine of 12 martyrs.
History of Bara Shaheed Dargah
inscribed stone plate in the campus of the Bara Shaheed Dargah reveals that there were 12 tombs of warriors, who were part of the first Muslim
army to enter into the region and were martyred in the battle.
The Bara Shaheed Dargah is famous for its 3 days annual festival
of Rotiyaan ki Eid or Rottela Panduga, which is observed in the month of Muharram
in hijri and attracts tourists from in and around the country. The devotees who had their wishes fulfilled exchange roti
with those who had similar wish as theirs and was completed. This is followed by reading verses from the Holy Quran
in the dargah.
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