Urs of Haji Syed Mahdi Shah celebrated at Uri

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Baramulla: The annual Urs of Hazrat Haji Syed Mahdi Shah (RA) popularly known as Shah Sahib was celebrated with traditional fervor at Gowhalan village near the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday. Large number of people from Uri and other areas participated in the urs. Syed Nisar Kazmi, head of the shrine, said that before 1985, people from both sides of LoC used to attend the urs.
He said devotees prayed for peace on borders so that people from across the LoC can also come to celebrate the urs.