Advisor Khan reviews arrangements at Dargah

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today convened a meeting to review arrangements for the forthcoming Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) during which people from all parts of Kashmir converge at the Dargah in large numbers.

The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, DIG Police Central Kashmir, Administrator J&K Muslim Wakaf Board, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), Director Health Services Kashmir, Chief Engineer PDD Kashmir, RTO Kashmir, SSP Traffic Srinagar, SP Hazratbal, Officers from Jal Shakti Department Kashmir, JKPCC, R&B, SICOP, Fire and Emergency Services and other concerned.

The management body of Dargah Shrine apprised the Advisor of various issues with regard to arrangements in view of the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW).

The meeting was informed that the holy relic (Moi-e-Muqaddas) of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) would be displayed during all five prayers during Milad celebration days and this year no night long prayers would be held at the Shrine in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Besides, arrangements being made by several departments for the forthcoming Milad celebrations were reviewed in detail.

The Advisor directed the SMC Commissioner for fumigation and sanitization of the shrine premises after Namaz-e-Isha (Night prayers) and asked the Commissioner to ensure proper sanitation facilities at the historic Dargah besides Jenab Sahab Soura and Kailiashpora shrines.