This time there is good news for Haj pilgrims. The Haj package will be cheaper by Rs 50-60 thousand. The applications for Haj pilgrimage will be completely free of cost. Till now the applicants had to pay three hundred rupees for the form. This year one lakh 75 thousand people from India will go on Haj pilgrimage. Of these, 80 per cent will go through the Haj Committee and 20 per cent through private tour operators.
Mohsin Raza, chairman of the State Haj Committee of the state and member of the Haj Committee of India, told that more than 30 thousand pilgrims will go on the Haj journey from UP. Mohsin Raza said that the government will provide the best facilities to the Haj pilgrims. Mohsin Raza said that the basic mantra of ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas Sabka Vishwas’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and earlier also under the leadership of CM Yogi Adityanath, the UP government had made excellent arrangements for the Haj pilgrimage. This time also the best arrangements will be seen.
when will hajj pilgrimage start
This year Haj pilgrimage is starting from 26th June. It will run till July 1. In the last two years, due to Corona, many restrictions were imposed in Haj pilgrimage. Saudi Arabia had banned foreigners for Haj pilgrimage. However, the Haj pilgrimage went on symbolically in Mecca and Medina. This year, Saudi Arabia has removed all the restrictions that it imposed in 2020 due to the corona virus epidemic. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah there had announced this on January 9.