Nizamuddin dargah clerics go missing in Pakistan

 Two clerics from the city’s Nizamuddin dargah have gone missing in Pakistan, setting alarm bells ringing and prompting the Ministry of External Affairs to take up the matter up with Islamabad.

Sources said New Delhi conveyed to Islamabad its concern over the disappearance of chief cleric of Nizamuddin dargah, Nazim Ali Nizami, and his elder brother Asif Ali Nizami when both of them were on a religious tour to Pakistan.

The families of the clerics contacted the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in New Delhi on Thursday.

Sources said officials of Pakistan-Afghanistan-India division of the MEA took it up with the High Commission of Pakistan in New Delhi. The High Commission of India in Islamabad also sought assistance of the Pakistan government to trace the missing clerics.

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