Urs of Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddiq (RA) observed
Srinagar: The Urs Mubarak of the most illustrious companion of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and first Khalifa of Islam Amir-ul-Momineen, Hazrat Abu Bakr-i-Siddiq (RA) was observed on Thursday with full reverence and religious fervour across the Valley.
The largest function in this connection was held at Hazratbal Shrine here where thousands of devotees had a glimpse of holy relic after every congregational prayer.
Special prayer meetings were also organized at Asar-i-Sharief Shehri Kailashpora, Kaba Marg, Aham Sharief Bandipora, Pinjora Shopian, Khiram Sarhama, Jenab Sahab Soura, Lal Bazar, Dargah Akmilia Hawal and other Masajid and shrines.
Meanwhile, Mirwaiz-i-Kashmir, Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq, in his message, urged Ummah in general and the Muslims of Kashmir in particular to follow the teachings of this most illustrious companion of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Lastupdate on : Thu, 26 May 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 26 May 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 27 May 2011 00:00:00 IST
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