Haj pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh leave for Jeddah

Hyderabad: The Haj House in Nampally wore a unique festive look when pilgrims from two Telugu States left for the sacred Haj pilgrimage in the presence of Chairmen, Members and Executive Officers of both the states. It was all a scene of the fraternity of pilgrims both representing two different cultures but one bondage of religion and language.

The pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh State were given a warm send-off at Haj Camp 2022, Nampally by Chairmen of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Haj Committees BS Ghouse Azam and Mohammed Saleem respectively, AP MLC Shaik Mohammed Iqbal and others.

Earlier, Mohammed Saleem welcomed the Haj Pilgrims and advised them to spend more and more time on prayers and supplications and other rituals besides taking care of health, wearing masks and protecting their valuable documents during their stay in the KSA.

Prominent religious scholar from Nellore Moulana Abdul Wahab and Moulana Ubaidullah Ather of Hyderabad gave necessary last-minute instructions to the pilgrims. The recitation of Talbaiah (A special prayer of Haj pilgrimage) echoed on the premises of Haj House, and in the International Terminal of the Airport.As many as 353 Haj pilgrims left for Jeddah through the 6th flight from Hyderabad Embarkation Point. They included pilgrims from Guntur (172); Nellore 68; Prakasham (3) and Kurnool (110). APSHC Chairman informed that altogether 912 pilgrims from AP are scheduled to leave from Hyderabad Embarkation Point, while 342 Pilgrims from Anantapur and Chittoor of AP have already proceeded on pilgrimage from Bangalore Airport. (INN)

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