500 Pak pilgrims to attend Urs of Moinuddin Chishti
Last Updated: Sunday, June 13, 2010, 22:22
Lahore: 500 Pakistani pilgrims will leave for India this week to participate in the annual Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer.

According to officials, the Religious Affairs Ministry selected 500 applicants through a draw.

The pilgrims have been directed to gather at Lahore for their departure to India on June 14.

The pilgrims will travel by the Samjhauta Express train and arrive in New Delhi on June 15.

After visiting the shrines of Sufi saints in the Indian capital, they will proceed to Ajmer by a special train the same evening.

After staying at Ajmer for a week and participating in the annual Urs, the pilgrims will return to Pakistan on June 24.


First Published: Sunday, June 13, 2010, 22:22

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