Pir Haji Ali, a wealthy merchant from Uzbekistan who came to India with his brother and due to his bad health he decided to reside at the place spreading knowledge about Islam. Before his death he wished to visit the holy place Mecca. On the way to mecca, he advised his followers not to bury after his death him instead drop his shroud in the ocean. His followers did the same after his death and then his body again came to India that particular place only from where he started his teachings. Then he was buried there itself and the mosque today popularly known as Haji Ali Dargah.