Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Security stepped up for Bhittai's urs
The decision was made in the meeting of Mella Organizing Committee held under the Chairmanship of Provincial Secretary Culture Ellumuddin Bullo at Bhitshah Rest House on Wednesday.The Consultant Culture Department Shams Jafrani, Director General Culture Sikandar Panhwar, DCO Matiari Saqib Soomro, DPO Matiari Abdul Qayoom Pitafi, Col. Rangers Imran, Director Culture Sindh Muhammad Ali Manjhi, Pir Mazhar Shah alias Nazan Sain and other officers from HESCO, PTCL, Agriculture, Livestock, Education, Revenue departments and TMA attended the meeting and took part in threadbare discussion for the arrangements to celebrate the 267th annual urs celebrations of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (RA) in befitting and peaceful atmosphere.
The Provincial Secretary Culture Ellumuddin Bullo while addressing the participants said that keeping in view the terrorist incidents at Data Darbar at Lahore and Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi (RA) at Karachi, the security measures at the annual urs celebrations would be intensified enough to avoid any untoward incident during urs celebrations.
He said that as compared to 600 police personnel deployed during last exercise, 1800 to 2400 massive deployment with the support of latest detective equipments such as walk through gets, close circuit cameras, metal and explosive detectors would be deployed at important venues during the proceedings of the celebrations at Bhitshah.
The DPO Abdul Qayoom Pitafi informed the meeting that a foolproof contingency security plan to cover all proceedings of urs celebrations has been prepared.