DC reviews Urs Dastageer Sahib (RA) arrangements


SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today convened a meeting to review arrangements for forthcoming Urs Mubarak of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, also known as Dastageer Sahib (RA).

The Urs will be observed across the valley and main function will be held at Dastageer Sahib Shrine Khanyar, Sarai-e-Bala Shrine, Rahbaab Sahib Ali Kadal and Asaar Sharief Jenab Sahib Soura from December 30.

The meeting finalizead arrangements including uninterrupted power supply, adequate safe drinking water supply, medicare facilities, fire fighting measures, transport facilities for devotees, sanitation measures at the main congregation places.

The DC directed the police and traffic officials to ensure proper security and traffic regulatory measures on routes leading to the main worship places where large congregations are expected.

He directed the SMC and PDD officials to ensure repair of defunct street lights on all routes leading to the worship places on priority. 

The Deputy Commissioner called for synergized efforts among the concerned for smooth conduct of the Urs.

DGM SRTC, SE PDD, PHE, officers of SMC, Police, Traffic, Fire and Emergency Services, Health, Muslim Wakf Board and other concerned attended the meeting.


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