Haj 2017 Form Last Date Extended
Haj Committee of India at the last hours of the last day of submitting the Haj Application form has decided to extend the date of Haj Application Submission . The Haj Committee of India has called a meeting today evening to take stock of the situation after the last date to apply for Haj 2017 ends today i.e. Tuesday January 24, 2017, and also take a call if the last date can be extended further.
Now the last date to submit the Haj application form is 6th February, 2017. This news has given relief to all the aspiring Haj pilgrims.
Consequently , applicants possessing International passports issued on or before 6th February, 2017 and valid upto 28th February , 2018 will be eligible to apply for Haj 2017 . in partial modification of para 4 (i) of the Guidelines for Haj 2017.
There were representation from all the State Haj Committees, who appealed the Haj Committee of India to extend the Haj 2017 application deadline at least by a fortnight saying thousands of willing applicants failed to apply because of one and the other reasons.
After the decision made by Saudi government to restore the earlier allotted Haj quota of India , more people are willing to travel to Makkah for Haj Pilgrimage through the Haj Committee of India. However, many of them could not apply as yet, due to demonetization and slowdown in business.