Schools to be closed in Punjab on October 8

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

07th Oct, 2020. 04:30 pm

The Government of Punjab has announced that all schools in the province will be closed on account 977th Annual Urs Mubarak of Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh.

According to the details, the Education Minister Punjab Murad Raas, while taking to his twitter handle, said all Public and Private Schools of District Lahore to remain closed on October 8th, 2020 for the 977th Annual Urs Mubarak of Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh.

The three-day celebrations of the 977th annual Urs of Hazrat Ali bin Usman Hajveri popularly known as Data Ganj Bakhsh began on Tuesday in Lahore, led by Provincial Minister for Auqaf and Religious Affairs Saeedul Hasan Shah while other officials and elite were also present.

Thousands of devotees and visitors from all parts of the country came to witness the Urs and offered special prayers. Groups of devotees and pilgrims, many of them led by their respective spiritual leaders and local Gaddi Nasheens arrived at the well-illuminated shrine marching on the drum beats and reciting Naats and hymn.

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