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Govt working for preserving J&K’s cultural ethos: Shamima
SRINAGAR, Jun 23: Chairperson J&K Women Development Corporation Shamima Firdous today visited the Bhagwan Pora area of Habba Kadal constituency to seek blessings of Hazrat Nayama Sahib a revered Sufi Saint and poet of that time.

She was there to attend the annual Urs of the Saint which was being celebrated today. She stayed there for an hour, offered Fateh and prayed for the peace, amity and prosperity for the people of the state.

Earlier, Shamima dedicated hall of the shrine to the people which was constructed by spending Rs 13.50 lakh out of her Constituency Development Funds.

Interacting with the devotees, Shamima said that the coalition government led by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, besides making efforts for providing basic amenities to the people of the state, was also working for maintaining cultural heritage and repair and renovation of revered shrines of prominent personalities, Sufis and Aulia-i-karam of the state. She also called for maintaining peaceful atmosphere in the state so that the present government could serve the people.

The followers of the saint thanked Shamima for providing adequate funds for the construction of shrine hall. Thousands of devotees thronged from various parts of the valley also attended the Annual Urs of the revered Saint and sought blessings of the revered Sufi.

News Updated at : Sunday, June 23, 2013
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