Ghulam Ali accepts govt’s invite to perform in the city
Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali has accepted Delhi government’s invitation to perform in the national Capital in December, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday, amid a row over cancellation of his events in Mumbai and Pune in the face of threats by the Shiv Sena.
The Delhi Chief Minister talked to the celebrated ghazal singer over <g data-gr-id="23">phone</g> this morning and invited him to perform in the capital.
“Ghulam Ali Sahib, we are <g data-gr-id="27">very</g> big fan of yours. It was good talking to you now. Thanks for agreeing to do a program in Delhi in Dec,” Kejriwal wrote on Twitter.
Later, Ali said that he will be coming to Delhi in December, adding that he will go “wherever people invite me with love”.
“<g data-gr-id="26">Yes</g> I have accepted the invitation and most probably I will be coming in December. I have always said that I will go wherever people invite me with love. I have been coming to India for the past 40 years. So, yes I am happy,” Ali said just before leaving India.
Earlier in the day, Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra met the Pakistani singer in New Delhi after which the Chief Minister spoke to him over <g data-gr-id="22">phone</g>.