08 December, Fatehgarh Sahib
As many as 152 pilgrims from Pakistan arrived in the town today to pay obeisance at Rouza Sharif urs.
Fatehgarh Sahib SDM Pooja Grewal Syal, Naib Tehsildar Manjit Singh and senior police officials received the jatha of 152 pilgrims and two officials at Sirhind Railway station.
The three-day annual Rouza Sharif Urs will be held at the tomb of Sufi saint Sheikh Ahmad Farooqui in Sirhind, considered one of the holiest places in Islam, second after Mecca from December 9 to 11. A large number of muslims from various parts of the country will come to attend the urs.