KASUR-The three-day celebrations of the 259th Urs of great Sufi poet Baba Bulleh Shah began yesterday.
The local parliamentarians and officials of the district administration inaugurated the Urs celebrations by performing ‘Ghusal ceremony’ at the shrine of Bulleh Shah , laid a Chaddar and offered Fateha. A large number of people from various parts of the country including Azad Kashmir are visiting the shrine. Different seminars and “Mahahfil-e-Sama” are also being organized by the religious organizations.
On the other hand, the district police have made foolproof security for the event. According to DPO Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi, 1,885 policemen have been deployed to provide security to the shrine while cops have also been deployed at the tall buildings near the shrine to keep a close eye on movement of the suspects.