HYDERABAD: Tens of thousands devotees have started reaching Bhitshah Town of Matiari district to pay homage to great sufi saint and poet Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai on his 271st three days annual urs celebrations being organized from tomorrow.
The Bhitshah Town has been decorated with colorful bunties while makeshift shops have also been established in the town where the devotees who came from all over Sindh and other parts of the country are busy in shopping of traditional garlands, rings with gems, caps, ajraks, dry fruits and locally made sweets.
Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister of Culture and Tourism Sharmila Farooqui will inaugurate the three days Urs celebrations by laying chaddar, floral wreath at the shrine of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latifabad and offering fateha.
She will also inaugurate the agro-industrial exhibition and the cultural village, established by Sindh Culture department.
Besides, Adabi Conference, Musical Concert, Malakhra, Sigheran ji Katcheri and cattle show will also be the part of three days annual Urs celebrations.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah will be the chief guest of the concluding ceremony of the Urs and give away prizes.
The district administration Matiari has adopted strict security arrangements with deployment of Rangers and Police.