Varanasi mosque cared by Hindu for 60 years

Bechan Baba, Hindu caretake for mosque for six decades

Bechan, a devout Hindu popularly called Bechan Baba, is the caretaker of the Chowkhamba mosque – also known as Anarwali Masjid and Char-o-Dervish, literally meaning “four Sufi saints”. The culture of fusing Hindu elements with Muslim religious practices is an outlier in a country where hate politics have been rising.

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