Monday, August 17, 2015
First batch of Haj pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia : SRINAGAR, AUGUST 17: The first batch of 340 Haj pilgrims from J&K left for the holy city of Medina in Saudi Arabia today. Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed gave a warm send off to the first batch of Haj pilgrims from the state and wished them a safe journey and smooth performance of Manasik-e- Haj (rituals),. He said the chief minister reached Srinagar International Airport early this morning where the first group of 340 Hajis left for the holy city of Medina in a direct Air India flight.
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