975th annual Urs of Data Ganj Bakhsh starts from Sunday

The district administration has finalised all arrangements for the three-day 975th annual Urs of Hazrat Ali bin Usman Al-Hajveri, popularly known as Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA).
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar will inaugurate the Urs celebrations by laying a floral wreath on the shrine of the 10th century saint and the opening of Sabeel of milk on Sunday morning.
Special langar (food stalls) would be set up at designated places of the shrine for the general public attending the Urs celebrations.
Food would be doled out round-the-clock among the visitors and devotees during the three-day celebrations.
Strict security arrangements are in place for the annual Urs.
The devotees would be allowed to enter the shrine through walk-through gates and their checking by metal detectors at the entry points.
Lady police constables would also be deputed in the premises reserved for women.
Volunteers of various organizations would assist the Auqaf department in performing security and arranging different ceremonies.

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