The idea was conceived by Mr. Mohammed Rafique Ansari, the president of the committee and executed every year under the supervision of the secretary Mr. Aslam Ansari. The replica is created by trained embroidery artists. Mr. Farhan Akhtar, who undertakes the art direction, says that most of the workers volunteer and the work is carried out during midnight, in the absence of curious onlookers.
The committee has been awarded as the best ‘shabi’ (or replica) consecutively for five years by organisations like the All India Sunni Jamatul Ulema and Raza Academy.
The cost of creating the replica is around 1.5 lakh rupees which is contributed by the people of the vicinity.
The replica will be revealed to the public one or two days prior to gyarveeh sharif.
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