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People suffer as Kutub Bagh Darbar Sharif gears up for the annual showdown

By Nazmus Saquib As the annual Urs Sharif (religious gathering) is just two days away, massive preparations have been going on in and outside the Farmgate’s Kutubh Bagh Darbar Sharif in the city. Just like the previous years, this year too the ordeals of the common people remain the same as the showdown of Urs […]

Mohammed Nasim Ali  Fondly called ‘Baba’ by his disciples, Jakir Shah, the self-styled pir or spiritual guru who runs Kutub Bagh Darbar Sharif in Indira Road, has illegally erected the arches, spelling untold sufferings to the commuters. “We have never given him the permission to make arches in the middle of such a busy road,” […]

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By Nazmus Saquib “Al Haj Hazrat Zakir Shah – a 50 year old self declared ‘peer (religious leader)’ is doing business cashing on the religious sentiment of the people”, — alleged a resident of city’s Faramgate when this reporter was talking with a group of local people to enquire about the activities of the mysterious […]

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Jakir Shah of Kutub Bagh Darbar Sharif talks about purifying people’s souls but encroaches on busy streets with cows and camels A M Hussain If you have been to the city’s busy Farmgate intersection lately, you must have come across the giant arches, standing tall and proud, inviting its viewers to the urs or religious […]

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It has come to my knowledge that some of the readers of our website had given mixed responses to the stories on Kutub Bagh Darbar Sharif. This reporter wants to clarify his position on this issue. Our report was done based on the authentic information collected from some of the residents of city’s Farmgate area. […]

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