DC reviews arrangements at shrine of Makhdoom Sahab (RA)

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Thursday visited the shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom Kashmiri, popularly known as Makhdoom Sahab (RA), to inspect the arrangements put in place for the ongoing annual Urs of the revered Sufi saint.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar M Haneef Balkhi and senior officers of concerned departments accompanied him.

During the visit the DC sought details of arrangements different departments have made at the shrine for the annual Urs. He also interacted with office bearers of the shrine management and sought details of arrangements made at their end.

He directed for ensuring adequate arrangements of all kinds for smooth observance of the Urs, instructing for availability of uninterrupted drinking water and power supplies, adequate transport and parking facilities, cleanliness and first aid arrangements.

The DC emphasised strict adherence to COVID19 protocols throughout the period of the Urs observance at the shrine.

During the visit the DC also inspected the developmental scenario of the popular shrine and the works approved or in progress for improving its facilities.