Srinagar : Despite the rains, thousands of people on Monday thronged the shrine of revered Sufi saint Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA), commonly known as ‘Datageer Sahib’ at Khaniyar here and offered prayers throughout the day on the annual Urs.
According to reports reaching GNS, people from different parts of the Valley converged at the famous shrine.
Devotees offered Durud (praises to prophet Muhammad (SAW)) while the chief cleric of the shrine threw light on the contributions by the saint in spreading Islam in the Jammu and Kashmir.
The holy relics of the revered saint were displayed five times after every prayer.
Similar congregation was also held at the shrine of Dastageer Sahib Saraibala Lal Chowk in the city centre.
Last night, devotes held prayers by offering Durud and recited Holy Quran for the entire night at the shrine for the blessing of Allah. (GNS)