Data Ganj Bakhsh Urs: Lahore to observe holiday on Friday
According to the notification, all offices and educational institute of district level will remain closed. The holiday will not be applicable on Civil Secretariat employees and its related staff.
Meanwhile, the devotees have started arriving in huge numbers at the shrine of one of the greatest Sufis of sub-continent.
The devotees also danced to the beats of drums and are paying their respects with zeal and zest.
In addition, heavy security arrangements have been made for the three-day Urs celebrations that will conclude on Nov 11.
Provincial Minister for Auqaf Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri inaugurated the urs celebrations by laying a traditional chaddar at the tomb of Data Sahib. The Auqaf Department had allocated Rs10 million for organising the urs celebrations.
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