Braving harsh weather and minus temperature during intervening night of January 6 and 7, thousands of devotees observed night long payers at Hazrat Sultanul Aarifeen Sheikh Makdoom Sahib (RA) on the conclusion of 449th ceremony of Urs.
The Urs was celebrated throughout Kashmir valley by organising special prayers at different places in which thousands of people participated. However, the main congregation was held at the shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Makdoom Sahib RA at Kohi-Maran hill, in the downtown here.
Braving chill, thousands of people, including women, attended night-long prayers at Kohi-Maran hill, where adequate arrangements had been made for the devotees. People from different parts of the Valley, including women and children, attended the special prayers. Similar prayers were also held at other places in the Valley.