Srinagar : Thousands of people on Friday 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.
Reports reaching GNS said that congregational prayers at the famous shrine were offered by thousands of people, who converged from different parts of the Valley.
Devotees offered Durud (praises to prophet Muhammad (SAW)) while the chief cleric of the shrine threw light on the contributions of the Sofi saint in spreading Islam in the Jammu and Kashmir.
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)