Hyderabad: In charge of Rubath at Makkah, Mr. Husain Mohammed Shareef has made the arrangements for boarding and lodging for 600 hajj pilgrims by acquiring two more buildings on rental basis. The capacity of the present Rubath is only for 262 persons but as a result of the attempts made by Dy. CM of Telangana Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali and Editor of Siasat Urdu Daily, Mr. Zahid Ali Khan, it is the first time that the in charge of Rubath has made arrangements for food and accommodation free of cost. He is supplying meals three times and tea two times to the Hajj pilgrims free.
The inmates of the Rubath expressed their satisfactions on the arrangements made by him. In addition to boarding and lodging, laundry facilities are also being provided free of cost. He has promised that he would make arrangements for boarding and lodging for 1000 hajj pilgrims next year. He also mentioned that the facility of free food would be available for 1800 persons for 35 days. Hyderabadi dishes are being served to the Hajj pilgrims. He requested the hajj pilgrims to pray to him and also for the long life of Nawab Meer Barkat Ali Khan, the VIII Nizam of Hyderabad.