Srinagar: The Urs 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 Wednesday with full reverence and religious fervour across the Valley.
The main congregations were held at Aasar Sharif Shehri Kalashpora in Shahr-e-Khaas and Asaar Sharif Hazratbal where devotees from different parts of the Valley participated in the special prayers. Relics were also displayed on the occasion.
Special prayer meetings were also organized at Kaba Marg, Aham Sharief Bandipora, Pinjora Shopian, Khiram Sarhama, Jenab Sahab Soura, Lal Bazar, Dargah Akmilia Hawal and other Masajid and shrines.
The clerics threw light on the life of the companion of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Meanwhile, Mirwaiz-i-Kashmir, 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). (CNS)