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4 pilgrims return home earlier than the schedule

4 pilgrims return home earlier than the schedule
Muslim pilgrims join one of the Hajj rituals on Mount Arafat near Mecca early on September 11, 2016 Close to 1.5 million Muslims from around the world prepared on September 10 night for the climax of the annual hajj pilgrimage at a rocky hill known as Mount Arafat. The pilgrims will mark September 11 with day-long prayers and recitals of the Koran holy book at the spot in western Saudi Arabia where they believe their Prophet Mohammed gave his last hajj sermon. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI

Hyderabad: Due to unavoidable circumstances, 4 pilgrims are returning home before schedule after performing Hajj. Telangana Hajj Committee arranged for their early return. Two pilgrims arrived Hyderabad on Tuesday while the other two will arrive on Friday.

Special Officer Hajj Committee Prof. S A Shukoor told that Ahmed Saleem and his wife Khairunnisa of Hyderabad belonging to Azizia category returned Hyderabad as their mother fell ill. Apart from them, 76-year-old, Zameerunnisa who has undergone hip surgery will return Hyderabad on Friday, along with her nephew. As per schedule they were to return on October 8.

It must be noted that the pilgrims who return their countries earlier than the schedule have to bear the ticket charges.

Batches of pilgrims will start returning to Hyderabad from October 5. Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali is likely to welcome the first batch.

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