Pakistan

BHITSHAH – Three-day annual Urs cerebrations of great Sufi Saint Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai started in Bhitshah in Sindh province today (Tuesday) with religious enthusiasm and fervor.

Sindh Government has announced public holiday in the province on the occasion of the Urs. Scores of of devotees and visitors from all parts of the country have reached Bhitshah to attend the Urs and offer special prayers.

Sajjada Nasheen and custodian of the Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai’s mausoleum, Syed Waqar Hussain Shah Latifee and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon visited the shrine on Monday and laid a floral wreath and offered Fateha ahead of 273rd Urs.

On the other hand, Sajjada Nasheens of various dargahs from across Pakistan also held a meeting in Bhitshah on the eve of the Urs during which it was demanded that the teachings of Sufi Saints should be included in the curriculum.

Meanwhile, security has been beefed up in vicinity of shrine to avoid any mishap like in Shah Noorani shrine.