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SEHWAN SHARIF, PAKISTAN - SEPTEMBER, 2006: Devotees of different sect of religion choose different clothing. Some dervishes known as malangs and followers of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a 13th century Sufi Master worshiped alike by Hindus and Muslims, wear red as he dressed red all his life. Some also carry a necklace with photos of their sufi master (pir), Sheikh Akhtar Hussein Pirzada, titled as  Noor Ali Shah and his father, Qolam Shabir Shah and other religious symbols. Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was born as Seyed Shah Hussain (Usman) Marandi, he later on titled as Lal (red) Shahbaz ( Falcon) Qalandar (as he belonged to Qalandria order of sufism).