Strange Desi News- Passport Prayers

Sick of standing in that long line at the visa office? Tired of smiling at some nasty old bureacrat who keeps telling you to come back tomorrow with some new document proving you aren’t a terrorist? Perhaps you should consider praying to the Passport Baba!


May 08, 2007

In India there is a Baba / Saint for every purpose. Some Baba’s bless people while they are alive, while many are there who bless people even after leaving their body. Now here is one Baba who helps you fly abroad with his hidden blessings. So if you want to fly to the country of your choice, here is the easiest way to do so.

Just go to the ‘Dargah’ (tomb) of Miskin Shah Baba & just Pin up the photocopy of your passport at the ‘Dargah’ (tomb), that’s it, Baba shall certainly fulfill your wish to fly abroad.

Miskin Baba’s dargah is located in Kallu Bagan in the steel city of Jamshedpur, 140 km from Ranchi in Jharkhand state of India. The tomb is popularly known as “Passport Baba’s” Dargah.

Everyday, scores of people from different communities come here with photocopies of their passports to pray to the Baba to help them get a visa.

‘My son put a photocopy of his passport as he wanted to go to a Gulf country to get a job. The Baba fulfilled his wishes in just two months. He is now earning well in Saudi Arabia,’ said Anwari Begum.

Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs are all among the Baba’s followers. People also come here with photocopies of their mark sheets, admit cards, passports, love letters and other wishes, which they pin up on the trees.

story from weirdindia



  1. Yes, this is really strange.

  2. Also, people Jharkhand, Bihar, orissa and West Bengal believe too much in things like these ones.

    For more details about Jamshedpur, please visit

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