Public holiday to be observed on 7th September
Mohsin Naqvi, the interim Chief Minister of Punjab, has announced that Lahore will have a public holiday on September 7 (Thursday) to mark the annual Urs (death anniversary) of Data Ganj Bakhsh Syed Ali Hajwari (RA).
During his visit to Data Darbar, CM Naqvi mentioned that the three-day Urs ceremony will commence on Tuesday, which is tomorrow. The festivities will span three days, from Tuesday to Thursday, and efforts are being made to enhance the event arrangements, as stated by the chief minister.
He also noted, "We've had discussions with the commissioner regarding the langar khana to ensure that all attendees can have a meal." Additionally, arrangements are being made for mehfil-e-samaa, where the finest qawwals will perform.
CM Naqvi emphasized that top-notch arrangements will be put in place for Chehlum, processions, and the Urs celebration.
Regarding traffic management, the chief minister assured that a plan is already in place, and if security clearance is obtained, parking facilities will be provided. Moreover, plans for the expansion of Data Darbar are in the pipeline, including the expansion of the mosques and shrine premises.