Maharashtra State Haj Committe this year received about 40,000 application for Haj 2012. However, the quota for the state is 8700. Maharashtra Haj Qurrah took place on 14th May, 2012. Those who have applied can see if their name is listed in qurrah result or not on the website of HCOI – Haj committee of India ( www.hajcommittee.com)
Maharashtra government’s Minority Development department has also put their demand before Centre to set up a study group to facilitate a smooth journey for Haj pilgrims. Besides, it has demanded to increase the quota for the state , seeing the increasing applicants for Haj. Government has also sanctioned Rs. 9 crore for setting up a Haj House in Aurangabad.