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Srinagar, July 14: Governor N.N. Vohra flagged off the first flight of 340 Hajis for Madinah Munawarrah which left from the Srinagar International Airport this morning. Sh. Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to Governor; Dr. S.P. Vaid, DGP; Sh. Baseer Khan, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Sh. Shahid Anayatullah, Secretary Revenue; Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar, Deputy Commissioner Budgam were present on the occasion.
Governor interacted with a number of Hajis and wished them a safe journey and a highly satisfying Haj.
This year 10,292 Hajis (including 518 Hajis who will embark from New Delhi) will be proceeding for Haj. They will travel in daily flights during 14th July – 25th July, embarking from the Srinagar International Airport.
The First flight of 340 included 179 Male and 161 Female Hajis; of whom 203 Hajis were from District Anantnag; 6 from Bandipora; 26 from Baramulla; 20 from Budgam; 6 from Ganderbal; 4 from Kulgam; 6 from Kupwara; 16 from Pulwama; 52 from Srinagar and 1 from Shopian.