Syed Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s URS Begins in Karachi

The 1,286th Urs of one of the most eminent saints of the subcontinent Syed Abdullah Shah Ghazi began in Karachi on Friday.

The ceremonies of the Urs is organized by the Department ofEndowments and Religious Affairs.

Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad formally inaugurated theceremony and offered Fateha along with other significant figures.

The ceremony started with the bathing of the tomb followedby laying floral wreaths and ‘chaddar’ or devotional cloth’ on the shrine.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah will alsoparticipate in the closing ceremony.

Reception of thousands of devotees is expected at the Urs.In order to ensure security of the people, the government has installed closedcircuit cameras and walkthrough gates, while more than 100 police personnel havealso been deployed.

Governor Sindh inaugurates Urs of Abdullah Shah Ghazi