Ghusal of shrine of Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA) performed
LAHORE (92 News) – The 972nd annual ‘ghusal ceremony’ of the shrine of Hazrat Ali Bin Usman Al-Hajveri, popularly known as Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA), was performed on Friday.
The ceremony started with recitation of the Holy Quran. Naat Khwans also praised the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).
Later, ‘ghusal’ of the shrine was performed with rose water and wreaths were laid on the shrine.
Auqaf and Religious Affairs Minister Atta Maneka, Provincial Food Minister Bilal Yasin, Excise & Taxation Minister Mian Mujtaba Shujaur Rahman, Secretary Auqaf Nayyar Iqbal, Religious Affairs Director General Dr Tahir Raza Bukhari, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s son Hasnain Dar, Azizur Rahman Chan, cricketer Javed Miandad, Indian guest Bilal Hussain Chishti, former CCPO Aslam Tareen, Qari Syed Sadaqat Ali, Abdur Razzaq Jami, Marghoob Hamdani and a large number of devotees from across the country attended the ceremony.
Later, milk and ‘Langar’ was distributed among the devotees. Special prayers were offered for peace and progress of the country.
Foolproof security arrangements were made on the occasion.