Piran Kaliyar is the dargah of 13th-century Sufi saint of Chishti Order, Alauddin Ali Ahmed Sabir Kalyari also known as Sarkar Sabir Pak and Sabir Kaliyari, situated at Kaliyar village, near Haridwar on the banks of Ganga Canal, 7 km. from Roorkee, It is one of the most revered shrine for Muslims in India and is equally revered by Hindus and Muslims. The dargah shrine built by Ibrahim Lodhi, a ruler of Delhi. He was the South Asian Sufi Saint of Chishti Order in 13th century, a successor to Baba Farid (1188-1280), and the first in the Sabiriya branch of Chishti Order.
Over the centuries, a small town developed around the shrine and came to be known as Piran Kaliyar. In later history, India's first steam engine, Mary Lind, (specially shipped from England moved on rails in India) ran in Roorkee on December 22, 1851, between Roorkee and Piran Kaliyar, two years before the first passenger train ran from Bombay to Thane in 1853. Operated by the Bengal Sappers, the railway line was built to carry soil used for the construction of the Upper Ganges Canal aqueduct from Piran Kaliyar, 10 km (6.2 miles) from the city. Today, Piran Kaliyar is also an Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly constituency, part of the Haridwar Lok Sabha constituency.