LAHORE: A sitting is being held on the 970th urs of Syed Ali bin Usman popularly known as Data Gunj Bakhsh today (Saturday) at the Aiwan-i-Karkuaan-Tehreek-i-Pakistan with The Nation Editor-in-Chief Dr Majid Nizami in the chair and the Punjab Minister for Religious Affairs Mian Ata Muhammad Manika will be the guest of honor.

Sajjada Nashin Astana-i-Aliya Choora Sharif Syed Muhammad Kabir Ali Shah, Justice(r) Nazir Akhtar, Mufti Ramzan Siyalvi, Maulana Abdul Kabeer Azad, Justice(r) Munir Ahmed Mughal and Dr Ali Akbar Al-Azhari will speak on the occasion.

The Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust and Pakistan Movement Workers Trust are jointly organising the sitting. Also a painting contest with the theme “Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad All Jinnah and the Jinnah Cap” is being held Saturday (Saturday) on the eve of the 137th birth anniversary of the Quaid-i-Azam at the Aiwan-i-Karkunaan-i-Tehreek-i-pakistan. The contest is being organised by the Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust and the Pakistan Movement Workers Trust.–Our Staff Reporter