DC vis­its shrine of Sheikh Ab­dul Qadir Jee­lani (RA)


Deputy Com­mis­sioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Fri­day vis­ited the shrine of

Hazrat Sheikh Syed Ab­dul Qadir Jee­lani(ra) at Khan­yar here to take stock of ar­range­ments put in place for the an­nual Urs be­gin­ning to­mor­row.

The DC sought de­tails of ar­range­ments dif­fer­ent de­part­ments have made for the an­nual Urs on the oc­ca­sion. He also in­ter­acted with the of­fice bear­ers of the shrine man­age­ment and sought de­tails of ar­range­ments made at the shrine for the an­nual oc­ca­sion. He di­rected all the con­cerned de­part­ments to en­sure ad­e­quate ar­range­ments for smooth ob­ser­vance of the Urs. Con­cerned de­part­ments were asked to make sure avail­abil­ity of un­in­ter­rupted drink­ing wa­ter and power sup­plies, trans­port and park­ing, san­i­ta­tion and first aid. The an­nual Urs cel­e­bra­tions of the revered saint are held ev­ery year from 1 to 11 Rabi-u-sani of the Is­lamic cal­en­dar.

The main func­tion, ex­pected to draw thou­sands of devo­tees from across the Kash­mir, will be held on 11 Rabi-uSani when devo­tees can have glimpse of the saint's relics.

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