The local government has announced a public holiday in Lahore on March 2 (Saturday) to mark the annual urs of Hazrat Shah Hussain, popularly known as Madhu Lal Hussain.

The 436th annual three-day urs celebrations of Madhu Lal Hussain will begin in Lahore on Saturday, reports The News.

Secretary Auqaf Dr Tahir Raza will inaugurate the urs by performing traditional chador laying on the grave of the saint. Members of the Religious Committee and a large number of devotees will participate on the occasion as well.


The Auqaf Department has allocated Rs459,000 for the Urs grant. Local police have made foolproof security arrangements for the visitors.