Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday flagged of first batch of Hajj pilgrims and urged them to pray for peace.
Mehbooba today morning send off first group of 340 Hajis form Srinagar International Airport, while asking them to pray for peace and progress of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister wished them a safe journey and smooth performance of Manasik-e-Hajj and smooth conduct of Haj-e-Baitullah.
According to reports, 6457 Hajis from Jammu and Kashmir are scheduled to perform Hajj this year. They will be flown to Madina Munnawarra from Srinagar International Airport in 20 flights with two flights operating each day. (ANI)