AboutDargah Committee

About Dargah Committee


Dargah Committee of Dargah Khwaja Gharib Nawaz
Management of Dargah Sharif:

The management of the affairs of Dargah Sharif has always attracted special consideration of the rulers and in independent India, it is the only Dargah Sharif, the management of which is governed by a special Act of Parliament known as Dargah Khwaja Sahab, Act 1955. The need of such Act was felt due to International Status of Dargah Sharif on world map.

Committee Members & Nazim

1. Janab Sheikh Alim Sahab President
2. Khan Mohammed Saeed Vice President
3.   Janab Chaudhary Wahaj Akhtar   Member 
4. Janab Shah Ammar Ahmad Ahmadi urf Nayyar Miyan Sahab   Member 
5. Janab Chishty Ziauddin Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty Sahab   Member 
6. Janab Maulana Abdul Wadood Peer Ashraf   Member 
7. Janab Asrar Ahmad Khan Sahab   Member 
8. Janab Mohamed Obaidullah Sharieff Sahab   Member 
9. Janab Jawed Abdul Majeed Parekh   Member 
10. I B Peerzada. IAS (Retd.)  Nazim & CEO,

Management of Dargah Sharif

DARGAH COMMITTEE DARGAH KHWAJA SAHEB, AJMER
LIST OF PRESIDENTS TILL DATE

S.No

NAME OF THE PRESIDENT

CITY

YEAR

1

JANAB CHOUDHARY HYDER HUSSAIN

LUCKNOW

1956-57 & 1957-58

2

DR. SYED MEHMOOD

NEW DELHI

1958-59

3

JANAB ISMAIL SHARIF

BANGALORE

1959-60 TO 1965-66

4

JANAB NAWAB AMEENUDDIN AHMED KHAN

LOHARU

1966-67 TO 1975-76

5

JANAB SYED ANWAR MOHAMMED ISHAQUE

PATNA

1975-76 TO 1978-79

6

JANAB S.M. SAEED MURTAZA

MUZAFFAR NAGAR

1979-80 TO 04.01.1982

7

JANAB ISMAIL M. BAWLA

BOMBAY

08.01.1982 TO 1987-88

8

JANAB M.S. FAROOQUI

BOMBAY

1988-90, 1990-91, 1991-92 & 1997-98, 1998-99, 1989-90

9

JANAB MOHAMMED ZAMAN AARIF

BIKANER

1989-90

10

JANAB PEERZADA SHABBIR NAQSBANDI (ACTING)

HYDERABAD

26.02.1992 TO 06.08.1993

11

JANAB SYED SHAHBUDDIN MP.

PATNA

12

JANAB TARIQ ANWAR M.P.

NEW DELHI

07.08.1993 TO 31.03.1994, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97

13

JANAB PROF. AKHTARUL WASEY

NEW DELHI

1999-2000

14

JANAB ABDUL MABOOD KHAN

NEW DELHI

2000-2001 & 01.04.2002 TO 27.12.2002

15

JANAB HAJI INAYAT HUSSAIN QURESHI

INDORE

28.12.2002 TO 27.05.2004

16

JANAB MANSOOR ALI “LALLI”

DELHI

28.05.2004 TO 2005

17

JANAB PROF. AKHTARUL WASEY

NEW DELHI

2005 TO 24.07.2005

18

JANAB PEERZADA SHIBLI QASIM

HAPUR

24.07.2005 TO AUGUST 2007

19

JANAB NAWAB MOHAMMED ABDUL ALI

CHENNAI

13.09.2007 TO 18.09.2009

20

JANAB PROF. SOHAIL AHMED KHAN

PATNA

19.09.2009 TO 13.03.2010

21

JANAB A.H. KHAN CHOUDHARY MP.

KOLKATA

14.03.2010 TO 25.03.2011

22

JANAB PROF. SOHAIL AHMED KHAN

PATNA

26.03.2011 TO 23.08.2012

23

JANAB MOLANA ABDUL WADOOD “PEER ASHRAF”

RAI BAREILLEY

6.05.2013

24

JANAB MOHAMMED OBAIDULLA SHARIF

BANGALORE

11.08.2013 TO 30.05.2014

25

JANAB ASRAR AHMED KHAN

DUNGERPUR

31.05.2014 TO 22.08.2016

26

JANAB SHEIKH ALIM

INDORE

23.08.2016


DARGAH KHWAJA SAHEB, AJMER
ADMINISTRATOR

S.No.

Name

From

To

1

Mr. ABDUL RAUF SIDDIQUI, I.C.S.

09.01.49

14.01.54

2

Mr. ANEES MUJTABA ZUBERI

15.01.54

05.08.55

3

Mr. ALE MOHD. SHAH, U.P.S.C.

06.08.55

29.02.56


DARGAH KHWAJA SAHEB, AJMER
LIST OF NAZIMS

S. No.

Name

From

To

1

Mr. ALE MOHD. SHAH, U.P.S.C.

01.03.56

31.12.64

2

Mr. RAZA ALI KHAN

01.01.65

17.01.66

3

Mr. KHAN BAHADUR SYED ABDUL WAHID

18.01.66

28.03.66

4

Mr. AIJAZ MOHD. KHAN

29.03.66

28.03.68

5

Mr. S.M. MUSTAF ALI KHAN

29.03.68

28.03.71

6

Mr. M.A. MANSURI

28.06.71

21.07.75

7

Mr. MAHMOOD ALI KHAN

22.07.75

12.07.81

8

Mr. S.M. YUNUS RASHIDI, SUPERVISOR

13.07.81

01.02.82

9

BRIG. M.A. KHAN, (RETD.)

02.02.82

01.02.89

10

Lt. Col. MOHD. USMAN, (RETD.)

02.02.89

19.02.91

11

Mr. ABDUL ALEEM, ASSTT. NAZIM

20.02.91

22.04.93

12

Mr. M.A. SATTAR, I.A.S.

23.04.93

07.09.95

13

Mr. ABDUL ALEEM, ASSTT. NAZIM

08.09.95

24.01.96

14

Mr. K.D. KHAN, R.A.S.

25.01.96

30.11.97

15

Mr. ABDUL ALEEM, ASSTT. NAZIM

01.12.97

12.12.97

16

Mr. ASHFAQUE HUSSAIN, R.A.S.

18.12.97

28.07.01

17

Mr. SHAKIL AHMED, R.C.S.

29.07.01

10.07.03

18

Mr. ABDUL ALEEM, ASSTT. NAZIM

11.07.03

31.01.07

19

Mr. AHMED RAZA

01.02.07

31.01.11

20

Mr. M.A. AKHTARUL IMAM, I.E.S.

01.02.11

02.03.11

21

Mr. ABDUL MAJEED KHAN, R.C.S.

03.03.11

28.07.11

22

Mr. MOHAMMAD AFZAL, I.E.S.

29.07.11

31.05.13

23

Dr. ANSAR AHMED KHAN, R.E.S.

01.06.13

24.01.14

24

Mr. MOHAMMAD AFZAL, I.E.S.

25.01.14

14.07.14

25

Mr. ASHFAQUE HUSSAIN, R.A.S.

15.07.14

 

26

Mr. ASHFAQUE HUSSAIN, I.A.S.

23.10.15

16.10.2016

27

Lt. Col. MANSUR ALI KHAN

17.10.2016

 

Unique Position :

The management of the affairs of Dargah Sharif has always attracted special consideration of the rulers and in independent India, it is the only Dargah Sharif, the management of which is governed by a special Act of Parliament known as Dargah Khwaja Sahab, Act 1955.

The Dargah Khwaja Sahab Act, 1955:
It is an Act to make provision for the proper administration of Dargah and Endowment of the Dargah Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty (R.A.). Under this Central Act the Administration, control and management of the Dargah Endowment has been vested in a representative Committee known as the Dargah Committee appointed by the Central Government. (The said Act is available on the website. Please click here to download the PDF file of the Dargah Act).

Functions of the Dargah Committee :

  • Administrative
    • To administer, control and manage the Dargah Endowment.
    • To keep the buildings within the boundaries of the Dargah Sharif and all buildings, houses and shops comprised in the Dargah Endowment in proper order and in a state of good repair.
    • To determine the privileges of the Khadims and to regulate their presence in the Dargah by the grant of them licenses in that behalf, if the Committee thinks it necessary.
    • To determine the powers and duties of the Advisory Committee.
    • To determine the functions and powers, if any, which the Sajjadanashin may exercise in relation to the Dargah.
    • To appoint, suspend or dismiss servants of the Dargah Endowment.
  • Financial
    • To receive all the money and other income of the Dargah Endowment.
    • To see the Endowment funds are spent in the manner desired by the donors.
    • To pay salaries, allowances and perquisites and make all other payments due, out of, or charged on, the revenues or income of the Dargah Endowment.
  • Services to the Community
    • To make such provision for the education and maintenance of the indigent descendants of Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti and their families and the indigent Khadims and their families residing in India as the Committee considers expedient consistently with the financial position of the Dargah.
    • Arrangements of the Urs of Khwaja Sahab and his Peero-o-Murshid every year.
    • Providing free langar twice a day.
    • Stipend to widows orphans and help to poor and needy.
    • Arrangements of Unani and Homeopathic dispensaries and supply of free medicine.
    • Scholarship to needy and deserving student for medical / Engineering and other courses.
    • Maintenance of Darul Uloom Moinia Usmaniya and Schools.
    • Burial of unclaimed dead bodies.