THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Uroos festival at the Beemapally Dargah Sherief will commence on April 23 and conclude on May 3. Beemapally Imam Abdul Khadar Anwari will lead the ‘Duaa’ prayer at 8 am on Monday. A procession starting from the Dargah Sherief premises will go around the town and return to the premises by 10.30 am.
Beemapally Juma Masjid chief imam K M Hassan Asharaf Ali Bakhavi will lead the ‘Duaa’ prayer. In the presence of a large number of devotees, Jama-at president M M A Khadar will hoist the flag at 11 am marking the beginning of the ten-day-long fest.
Addressing a news conference, M M A Khadar and Jama-at secretary M A Khadar said during the festival days, ‘Munajath’, ‘Moulood’ recital, ‘Ratheeb’ and similar programmes will be held. From Monday to May 2, various scholars will deliver religious discourses at 9 pm. A religious harmony meet will be held at 7 pm on May 2. At 11.30 pm, Tamil Islamic songs will be rendered.
A procession will be held from 1.30 pm on May 3. Kozhikode Khasi Janab Abdul Hayyi Nazzar Shihab Thangal will lead the ‘Duaa’ at 3.30 pm. A feast will be held 5.30 pm on that day.