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Data Sahib’s urs ends with prayers for national prosperity

The three-day 979th annual Urs celebrations of patron saint of Lahore Hazrat Syed Ali Hajveri (RA) known as Data Ganj Bakhsh ended on Saturday.

Thousands of devotees visited the shrine of the 10th century saint amid strict security arrangements during three-days.

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During the celebrations, various events, including Naat Khawani, Qirat Khawani (recitation of Holy Quran) and religious gatherings were held, which were addressed by noted clerics and custodians of shrines from different cities.

The district administration had adopted special measures to ensure security of the devotees. Hundreds of security personnel were deployed to keep an eye on miscreants.

Special Assistant to the Punjab Chief Minister on Auqaf Syed Rafaqat Ali Gilani and other officers supervised the celebrations.

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Gilani, MNA Abdul Majeed Khan Niazi laid a traditional chaadar and a wreath on the grave of the Sufi saint.

Special prayers for national security and prosperity were offered on last day of the urs.

Data Darbar Administrator Shahid Hameed Virk, Manager Sheikh Jameel and other officers were also present.

In the end, Gilani paid a tribute to Auqaf officers and organizers for ensuring the best arrangements during the celebrations.

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