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460th urs of Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom observed

Srinagar, September 22 (KMS): The 460th annual Urs of Hazrat Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom was observed with reverence and respect at his shrine situated at the Hari Parbat in the old city.

Scores of devotees from across Kashmir reached the shrine where they paid their obeisance at the grave of the saint who died in 1576 CE at the age of 52.

Peerzada Shahid Jeelani Makhdoomi, Sajadah Nisheen of the shrine said that the gatherings on the shrine start from 11th Safar, which is the second month of the Islamic Calendar, and continue till 24th Safar.

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