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275th Urs celebrations of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai begin in Bhitshah

BHIT SHAH: The 275th annual Urs celebrations of the great Sufi saint and poet Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai begin at shrine town of Bhit Shah on Wednesday (today). The Urs celebrations that span three days include literary conference, Sufi music recital and spiritual activities to highlight the Sufi teachings of the saint. Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail laid Chaddar and the floral wreaths at the Mazar of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai to officially open the proceedings of the Urs. Later, Imran Ismail distributed clothes…

Security strengthened at Bhittai’s shrine over terror threats

HYDERABAD: Security has been tightened on Thursday at the shrine of poet and Sufi mystic saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai after reportedly received a threat alert, ARY News reported.  The decision was taken in view of the recent wave of terror attacks in the country including the blast at the shrine of Lal Shahhaz Qalandar in Sehwan last week which killed eighty and injured more than 320 people. Commissioner Hyderabad Sajid Jamal Abro reached the shrine to overview security arrangements. He said that walk-through gates…

Sindh govt declares public holiday on Nov 15 over Bhittai’s Urs

KARACHI: The Government of Sindh has declared a public holiday on Tuesday November 15 on the occasion of the Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. A notification has been issued which states that 14 Safar 1438 of the Islamic calendar will be a public holiday across the province due to the 273th Urs of the Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. All provincial and district offices, local councils, autonomous as well as semi-autonomous bodies, corporations except essential services will remain closed across the province. Also…