703rd Urs of Ameer Khusro from tonight

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New Delhi, Oct 30 (UNI) The 703rd Urs of the great Sufi saint Hazrat Ameer Khusro will be held at Urs Mahal in Hazrat Nizamuddin here from tonight.

Poets, scholars, religious and political leaders and diplomats will attend the Urs.

On the opening day, Vice-President M Hamid Ansari will attend the Urs and pay tributes to the sufi saint.

Thousands of devotees, irrespective of faith and religion, are expected to participate in the Urs Mubarak, to be held till November 1 at 2000 hrs daily.

Various programmes to be held during the Urs include Dastarbandi (pagri) of the guests, qawwalies by famous Qawwal parties of India and prayers for communal harmony and the welfare of the country.

UNI

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