Organisers of the festival in the province of Sindh say they have had to cut the 10-day festival to three days as a result of the threats.
The clerics who asked the dancers to leave the area were accompanied by local police, witnesses said.
The group, called the JUI-F, has its main support base in the north-west.
But the JUI-F (Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazlur) has been spreading its wings in the south of the country as well. More...