Hyderabad: Submission of application for Hajj 2017 is continued at brisk pace at Telangana Hajj Committee office. 5746 applications have been received so far. Last date to submit applications is January 24 however it is likely that Central Hajj Committee will extend the date for further one week.
Special Officer Telangana Hajj Committee Prof. S A Shukoor told that out of the 5746 applications received by the Telangana Hajj Committee 174 are of septuagenarian category and 1186 are of the category of applicants who applied for the 4th consecutive time while 4386 are fresh applications.
Last year 2800 Hajj pilgrims performed Hajj through Telangana Hajj Committee. This year the committee is likely to get 1000 additional seats.