Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali has dismissed reports that he had agreed to perform at the concerts in New Delhi or Jaipur in December.Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali arrived in Varanasi on Monday to perform at the inaugural┬áday of six-day music festival ‘Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh in Varanasi,’ beginning today.

Mahant of Sankat, on Thursday, confirmed about the performance.

This is the second performance of Ghulam Ali at this temple, earlier he performed here on April 8, 2015, at the invitation of the mahanth.

This time too mahanth invited him, and he readily accepted the invite.

Apart from Ghulam Ali, the event will also feature Pt Vishwanath. It will be followed by the performance of legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj.