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First batch of Hajj pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia from Srinagar

Srinagar: The first batch of Hajj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir left for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Thursday to perform this year’s pilgrimage.

Special buses from the Srinagar Hajj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar airport in the wee hours of Thursday. The passengers will first go to Delhi and afterwards will board the flight to Jeddah.

The authorities had made arrangements for the people in Srinagar and luxurious buses were hired for convenient traveling.

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