Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali will perform at Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh in Varanasi on the inaugural day of the six-day music festival starting on April 26.
Just after the confirmation, the Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) has threatened against permission to the ghazal singer to enter the city.
Mahant of Sankat Mochan temple, on Thursday confirmed about the performance. Apart from Ghulam Ali, the event will also feature Pt Vishwanath. It will be followed by performance of legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj.