Lahore: Urs of Data Ganj Bakhsh starts today

Lahore: Urs of Data Ganj Bakhsh starts today

The 969th annual Urs of Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA) would be held from January 1-3 with enthusiasm and fervor.

The Urs ceremonies will start at 10am with inauguration of milk sabeel and laying wreath. Chief Minister Punjab will inaugurate the Urs ceremonies.Tight security arrangements have been made for the occasion. Over 400 policemen would perform security duties and devotees would be checked through walk through gates and metal detectors at all entry points of the shrine.The greatest saint of the sub-continent was born at Hajver, a town of Ghazni in Afghanistan, in 1000 A.D (400 H) and died in Lahore in 1063 or 1071 A.D. – Dunyanews