Hyderabad: Dy. CM of Telangana State, Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali will draw the names of Hajj Pilgrims at 11 a.m. on Tuesday 22nd March at Hajj House, Nampally. The function will be attended by MPs and MLAs.
Prof. S.A. Shukoor, Special Officer of Telangana State Hajj Committee told that all arrangements for the draw have been made. He further told that for the Hajj Season of 2016, 17423 applications have been received from Telangana State, out of which 2204 Hajj pilgrims have already been selected without draw under reserved categories. The quota for Telangana is fixed at 2532. He further told that for the Hajj pilgrims of A.P. State the draw will be held at 3 p.m. on the same day. The quota for A.P. is fixed at 2052. The number of Hajj pilgrims under reserved quota is 193. Last year from Telangana, 2969 and from Andhra, 2404 Hajj pilgrims went to Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj.