Bara Shaheed Dargah, Vijayawada

Bara Shaheed Dargah

Bara Shaheed Dargah located in Nellore, AP, India. "Bara Shaheed Dargah" literally reads "Shrine of twelve martyrs" in Urdu. Dargah is on the bank of Nellore water tank/lake, and has eid-gah, tourist resort and park next to it. Dargah is known for annual festival of Rotiyaan ki Eid/Rottela Panduga in the month of muharram in hijri and attracts followers from across the country and abroad.
History :
As per local tradition and according to stone slate in the campus of dargah that reads in Persian, they were twelve tombs of warriors part of first Muslim army to enter into the region and were martyed in the battle