In the advisory, the Haji Ali Dargah Trust said that due to high tides the gates of the Dargah would be closed on some days due to high tide in Mumbai
Haji Ali Dargah. File Pic
The Haji Ali Dargah Trust in Mumbai issued a public advisory aletring visitiors about the doors of the Dargah being closed on certain days in July.
In the advisory, the Haji Ali Dargah Trust said that due to high tides the gates of the Dargah would be closed on some days.
The Haji Ali Dargah Trust also issued a list of dates of high tide and the timings when the gates of the Dargah would be closed.
The Haji Ali Dargah is a famous religious site located in south Mumbai. It is situated on a small islet in the Arabian Sea, the Dargah is connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway.
Thousands of devotees from various faiths visit Haji Ali Dargah to seek blessings and offer prayers.
In an official statement, the Haji Ali Dargah trust said that it was issuing a public notification for the visitors who may make a note of the below dates when the gates of the Dargah would be closed for visitors.
Haji Ali Dargah Gates will be closed for ziyarat on the following dates-
Sat 15-07-2023 gate closed from 09-00.a.m. to 01-00.p.m.
Sun 16-07-2023 gate closed from 09-45.a.m. to 01-45.p.m.
Mon 17-07-2023 gate closed from 10-15.a.m. to 02-15.p.m.
Tue 18-07-2023 gate closed from 10-50.a.m. to 02-50.p.m.
Wed 19-07-2023 gate closed from 11-20.a.m. to 03-20.p.m.
Thu 20-07-2023 gate closed from 11-50.a.m. to 03-50.p.m.
Fri 21-07-2023 gate closed from 12-15.p.m. to 04-15.p.m.
Sat 22-07-2023 gate closed from 12-45.p.m. to 04-45.p.m.
Sun 23-07-2023 gate closed from 01-15.p.m. to 05-15.p.m.
Sun 30-07-2023 gate closed from 08-15.a.m. to 12-15.p.m.
Mon 31-07-2023 gate closed from 09-00.a.m. to 01-00.p.m.
Mohammed Ahmed Taher, Administrative Officer, Haji Ali Dargah Trust said, "It is requested that the visitors shall plan their visit accordingly."
Meanwhile, Mumbai and its suburbs are likely to witness moderate rain today, July 15. Residents should be prepared for wet conditions throughout the day. Additionally, there is a possibility of heavy rainfall in isolated places, the weather department said.
On Saturday, the high tide is expected at 1059 hrs, with a height of 4.07 mtr. Another high tide is anticipated at 2237 hrs, with a height of 3.36 mtr. The low tide is scheduled for 1700 hrs, with a height of 2.10 mtr. These tidal variations can impact coastal areas, and residents and fishermen should exercise caution while venturing into the sea.