MATIARI (STaff Report) – The 272nd Urs of Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai has begun in Bhit Shah town of district Matiari on Friday.

Sindh government has announced a public holiday on the first day (Friday) of three-day Urs. All of the schools, colleges and offices will remain closed on the occasion.

Thousands of devotees are expected to visit the mausoleum of Bhittai to pay repects to the noble soul.

A special Mahafil-e-Sama and an international literately conference will also be held during the Urs.