PAKPATTAN

The celebrations of 771th Urs of Sufi Saint Hazrat Baba Fariduddin Masood Ganj-e-Shakar (RA) concluded here. According to details, about 0.8 million people passed through Bahashti Darwaza during three day. Sajjada nasheen Dewan Maudood Masood Chishti performed the bathing ceremony of the shrine with rose water and closed both gates of the shrine for 40 days. 

Besides a large number of devotees from abroad and across the country, State Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Ameenul Hasnat, Provincial Minister Mian Atta Manika, Auqaf Department Secretary Dr Saqib and known politicians and leader attended the Urs ceremonies.  On the other hand, the police, in view of the prevailing terror incidents in the country had made elaborated security measures to check activities of the unscrupulous elements and thwart any unpleasant incident. Home Secretary Azam Suleman, Punjab IG Police Khan Baig and Provincial Minister Shuja Khanzada also visited Pakpattan and checked security measures.