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1,75,000 pilgrims from India to perform Hajj pilgrimage this year

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Srinagar: Government of India (GoI) today signed a bilateral agreement with Saudi Arabia for Hajj 2023 after which it was announced that this year, over 1,75,000 Indian pilgrims will go for the annual pilgrimage.

“Yes, the GoI signed a bilateral agreement with the Saudi Arabia kingdom for Hajj 2023. This year, 1,75,025 pilgrims from India will perform Hajj,” said Member of the Hajj Committee of India (HCoI), Er Aijaz Hussain was quoted as saying by news agency GNS.

He said this will be the first time that close to two lakh pilgrims from India will perform the Hajj. He also informed us that Hajj 2023 forms will be available very soon.

The HCoI has held a series of meetings to ensure that pilgrims get better facilities compared to previous journeys this year and more embankments are set up.

Er Aijaz said that this year, HCoI has taken steps to plug all the loopholes and ensure that all pilgrims from India perform Hajj in a much smoother way than earlier.


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