STATE TIMES NEWS
BARAMULLA: Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo accompanied by various concerned officers today paid a visit to the famous shrine of Syed Janbaz Wali (RA) where he took stock of arrangements for upcoming Urs of the saint.
The shrine of Syed Janbaz Wali (RA) is the most revered shrine in north Kashmir, situated on the bank of river Jhelum at Khanpora Baramulla. This year the Urs shall be celebrated on 10th of November, preceded by Shab-e-Khawni.
On Friday following, the glimpse of some holy relics associated with the Saint shall be organized. A large congregation of devotees from the adjoining areas is expected to throng the shrine.
On the occasion, the DC paid obeisance and prayed for the peace, prosperity and progress of the J&K in general and for the District Baramulla in particular. The DC also met the concerned auqaf committee members who appraised him about their issues and demands pertaining to the smooth conduct of the festive occasion.
DC assured that administration will make adequate arrangements including uninterrupted water and power supply, cleanliness etc, so that devotees may not face any inconvenience. He also issued on spot directions to the accompanying officers to ensure all the arrangements are made well in advance.
Meanwhile, DC urged for following the COVID-19 advisories and stressed for maintaining social distancing and using face masks.
However, DC also deliberated for not allowing any kind of large public gathering at the venue.