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Bulleh Shah Urs Celebrations to Kick Off from Today

KASUR: The programme of three-day celebrations of the 262nd Urs of Baba Bulleh Shah will begin here on Saturday (today) and conclude on Aug 26.

Devotees from various parts of the country will visit the shrine, lay chadars there invoking the blessings of the saint poet and pay tribute to the spiritual figure.

The administration will arrange lungar and sweet drinks for the devotees.

The celebrations will begin with ‘ghusal’ of the shrine by the provincial minister for auqaf.

The International Bulleh Shah Conference will be held at the mazar, in which scholars from all over the world will participate.

The Auqaf Department has allocated Rs 353,000 for holding the urs in befitting manners, official sources said. The police will provide foolproof security to the visitors.