Sufi saint Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s Urs begins on Friday

19 Sep, 2016 11:19 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The 1,286th Urs of one of the most eminent saints of the sub-continent Syed Abdullah Shah Ghazi will begin in Karachi on Friday.

The Department of Endowments and Religious Affairs will organize the ceremonies of the Urs.

Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad will formally inaugurate the ceremony and offer Fateha. The ceremony will start with the bathing of the tomb followed by laying floral wreaths and ‘chaddar’ or devotional cloth’ on the shrine.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah will also participate in the festivities.

Reception of more than half a million devotees is expected at the Urs. In order to ensure security of the people, the government has installed closed circuit cameras and walkthrough gates.

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