UP First Haj Batch Flags off By CM
The first batch of Haj pilgrims was flagged off on 10th August 2016 by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav from Haj House in Sarojini Nagar in Lucknow. There was also presence of .Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and State Haj Committee chairman Azam Khan. He had issued UP State Haj Committee directives to ensure all facilities to the devotees.To an extent all the pilgrims appreciated the facilities.
Chief Minister conveyed his best wishes to all Haj Pilgrims and requested them to pray for the country and state.
This year 1,10,000 Haj pilgrims from all across India will go to Makkah in Saudi Arabia through Haj Committee of India to perform the annual ritual which will fall this year in September. All the pilgrims are asked to follow the Haj Guidelines and stick to it .