Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine reopens for public
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine reopens for public, SOPs in the shrine will be strictly applied.
According to details, the mausoleum of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif was opened for visitors under SOPs. More than 80 police personnel have been deployed on the occasion.
No one will be allowed to enter the shrine without a mask. The shrine will be washed every 8 hours while a medical camp has also been set up there.
Six walk-through sanitizer gates have also been installed at the entrance of the shrine, besides only 25 people will be able to participate in the procession of dhamaal.
It may be recalled that due to the spread of Corona virus in Pakistan in March, all the dargahs across the country, including the shrine of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, were closed.
Due to the corona virus, the URS of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was also postponed this year which is held every year on 18, 19 and 20 Shaban.
According to Chief Secretary Sindh, more than 2.5 million visitors attended the URS of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in 2019.
Qalandar’s shrine was bathed in blood in 2017 when a horrific suicide bomb exploded on the shrine’s compound on the evening of February 16, killing 123 people and injuring more than 550.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a crowd of mourners, including women and children.