Pic by, Shah Jahanger/FK
Srinagar, March 22: Amid rains, the Urs Mubarak of the most illustrious companion of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and first Khalifa of Islam Amir-ul-Momineen, Hazrat Abu Bakr-i-Siddiq (RA) was observed on Wednesday with full reverence and religious fervour across the Valley.
The main congregations were held at Aasar Sharif Shehri Kalashpora in Shaher-e-Khaas and Asar Sharif Hazratbal where devotees from different parts of the Valley participated in the special prayers. Relics were also displayed on the occasion.
Special prayer meetings were also organized at Kaba Marg, Aham Sharief Bandipora, Pinjora Shopian, Khiram Sarhama, Jenab Sahab Soura, Lal Bazar, Dargah Akmilia Hawal and other Masajid and shrines.
The clerics threw light on the life of the companion of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Meanwhile, Mirwaiz-i-Kashmir, Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq, in his message, urged Ummah in general and the Muslims of Kashmir in particular to follow the teachings of this most illustrious companion of Prophet Muhammad (SAW). (CNS)