BHIT SHAH: A three day ceremony reflecting the annual ‘Urs’ of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai kick started in Bhit Shah on Friday. The ‘Urs’ ceremony is all set to be initiated by Speaker Sindh Assmbly Nisar Khuhro.
The current activities within Bhit Shah marks the 269 annual ‘Urs’ of the Sufi poet.
Thousands of Bhitai’s devotees have started arriving at his mausoleum in Bhit Shah to offer prayers to the Sufi saint.
The first day of the ceremony would include a cultural program, a horse riding and a Sindhi style wrestling event while the second day would offer a literary conference.
A Sindhi musical program would be witnessed on the third and the final day of the ‘Urs’ following which an award ceremony would be conducted in which Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah is expect to give away the award to the best performers.
Story first published: 28th December 2012