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Telangana Hajj aspirants to embark for Hajj on August 11

Telangana Hajj aspirants to embark for Hajj on August 11
Algerian pilgrims gather at Algiers airport on August 29, 2016, for their departure to the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. The Hajj, the largest annual pilgrimage in the world, is the fifth pillar of Islam, a religious duty that must be carried out at least once in the lifetime of every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so. / AFP PHOTO / RYAD KRAMDI

Hyderabad: The Hajj flights will commence from August 11 from the Hyderabad Embarkation Point, announced Prof. SA Shukoor, Special Officer Telangana State Hajj Committee. This time Hajis will fly through Saudi Airlines, he said.

Central Hajj Committee has finalised the flight schedule of Hajj 2017. Special Officer Telangana Hajj Committee Prof. S A Shukoor in a meeting revealed that during the second phase, Hajj operations will continue from August 11 to 22.

He said that the Hajj Committee of India has finalized the Hajj Flight schedule, according to which the pilgrims from Hyderabad Embarkation Point, clad in white Ihram, will start leaving for Jeddah in second phase of Hajj Operations from August 11 to 22.

The first phase of flight will start from July 24 to August 7. Pilgrims of this phase will leave for Madina Munawwara.