Andhra Pradesh State Hajj Committee has received 16972 applications from Hajj aspirants of the state for Hajj 2013. Of the total applications 8700 are of males, 8272 are of females and 20 are of children. Hyderabad topped with 8345 applications followed by Kurnool with 960 applications and Nizamabad with 844 applications. Only 7 applications were received from Vizianagaram, while no application has been received from Srikakulam district.
Chairman AP State Hajj Committee, Mr. Syed Khaleeluddin Ahmed has thanked all the institutions, persons especially Executive officer, officers, staff committee and district Hajj societies who helped in collecting applications from February 5 to March 30.