The monks' cells lie empty with cobwebs and dust, but the white marble of this Udasi shrine glitters still.
Zahida Rehman Jatt
In today’s Hyderabad, there would hardly be anyone who would know that a tiny group of women have reached such fame.
Khwaja Khizr, despite the fissure between the two communities, lives on in the hearts of Muslims and Hindus alike.
This is a far cry from the past when the area was dotted with temples and Hindu monastic establishments.
For someone who knows that such spaces are shrinking, the sight is a poignant reminder that all is not lost.
'There is a place not far from here where Hindus and Muslims can pray at the same place simultaneously...'
The writing was on the walls, literally, but the government made no effort to counteract the extremist forces.