Muslim religious leaders demanded the State holiday on birth Anniversary of Moinuddin Chishti in Maharashtra. Member of Assembly (MLA) Abu Azmi including some Maulavis and Ulemas met Environment and Tourism Minister Aditya Thackerey for their demand. Abu Azmi is an MLA from Muslim dominant constituency named Shivajinagar in Mumbai.
Moinuddin Chishti was born in the year 1143. He belonged to Sufi sect. He died in March 1236. His followers built a Dargah in Ajmer district of Rajasthan, which is known as Ajmer Sharif Dargah.