SUKKUR - Provincial Minister for Culture, Syed Sardar Ali Shah will inaugurate the 201st three-day urs celebrations of poet and Sufi saint Hazrat Sachal Sarmast, by laying wreaths and offering Fateha at the shrine in Khairpur district on 17th April (15th Ramzan-ul-Mubarak).

A three-day, annual Urs of saint poet Hazart Sachal Sarmast will begin from 13th of Ramazan and will continue till 15th of Ramazan at Dargah Daraza Sharif near Khairpur.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Khairpur, Saifullah Abro, urged the SSP to ensure the security arrangements in this regard and provide foolproof security.

The celebrations will comprise events, such as Mehfil-e-Sama, a national literacy conference at the Daraza Sharif Auditorium, Mushaira and Rag Concert.

Sachal Awards will also be presented to eminent personalities of the country. However, Sugharanji Katchery and traditional Sindhi games will also be a part of the celebrations.

DC Khairpur visits shrine

of Sachal Sarmast (RA)

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Khairpur, Saifullah Abro on Wednesday visited the shrine of Hazrat Sachal Sarmast (RA) at Daraza Sharif near Ranipur, Khairpur district. Assistant Commissioner (AC) Gambat and officials of Auqaf and Culture departments accompanied him.

They reviewed arrangements for the annual Urs celebrations, which will begin from 15th Ramazan. Officials said the Culture Department was making efforts for the promotion and revival of centuries old culture of Sindh province.

DC directs magistrates to check rates of commodities

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sukkur, Javed Ahmed on Wednesday has warned shopkeepers of profiteering. Reviewing an operation against encroachments at different places of city, he said the district administration was utilising all possible resources to make the district clean and beautiful.

He said a strict action would be taken against shopkeepers involved in profiteering.

The DC also directed price control magistrates to especially check rates of vegetables, fruits, rice, mutton, beef and other commodities during Ramazan.