The news was confirmed by Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal. He shared the news on Twitter, on October 9:
Ghulam Ali Sahib. Hum apke bahut bade fan hain. Abhi apse baat karke bahut acha laga. Thanks for agreeing to do a program in Delhi in Dec.— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) October 9, 2015
Delhi's ruling political division Aam Aadmi Party on October 8, had invited the noted singer to perform in New Delhi after he cancelled his Mumbai concert. Ghulam Ali was scheduled to perform on Friday at Mumbai's Shanmukhanand Auditorium, a venue for several Shiv Sena functions.
The 75-year-old singer was scheduled to perform in Mumbai and Pune as a tribute to late singer Jagjit Singh on his death anniversary. But the show in Mumbai was called off on October 7, after the threats from Shiv Sena. (Also Read: 'Not Angry, Very Hurt' Says Pak Singer Ghulam Ali as Concert Cancelled After Sena Threat)
The 74-year-old singer made an entry in Indian cinema with his popular song Chupke Chupke Raat Din for B R Chopra's Nikaah. He has legions of fans across the world and was "hurt" when his concert in Mumbai had to be cancelled, as he shared that he aims at spreading the message of love and peace through his music.