LAHORE: The three-day celebrations of 971th Urs of Syed Ali Hajveri, known as Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh will start with zeal and fervour on Thursday ( December 11).

Chadar Poshi and laying wreath on the grave and milk sabeel will be inaugurated on the first day. Special prayers for the solidarity, prosperity and stability of the country will be held during the Urs celebrations.

Meanwhile, a sitting on the Urs will be held at the Aiwan-i-Karkunan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan.  The program will be presided over by provincial minister for Religious Affairs Ata Muhammad Manika. Both the NPT and the Aiwan will jointly organise the sitting.–Staff Reporter