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Beemapally Urus Tomorrow
Collector declared holiday tomorrow for all Government offices and educational institutions in the city Corporation Limits | By Yentha
On May 04, 2011

 

Trivandrum: The Beemapally Dargah Sharif Urus is on 5th May. In view of this, the District Collector has declared a holiday for all Government offices and educational institutions on Thursday. However, all scheduled public examinations remain unchanged.


There will be a prayer and 'Pattana Pradakshinam' led by the Beemapalli Imam Abdul Kader Anwari. This colourful Islamic festival will end with 'Annadanam' and a special prayer for world peace led by E K Darimi Ustad on 15th May.


Special KSRTC services have been arranged for this 11-day long festival. The bus services will start from Peroorkada, Thampanoor, Pappanamcode, Perumathura, Vizhinjam and Poovar bus depots.


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Beemapally Dargah Sharif Urus is celebrated to commemorate Sayyedunnissa Beema Beevi, a saintly lady, whose tomb is in Beemapally. Devotees bring money in pots decorated with flowers, incense sticks and sandalwood paste, as an offering during the festival.  The Beemapally Dargah Sharif is situated next to the mosque. This memorial is visited and worshiped by pilgrims belonging to all religions.

 

 

 
 
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