Mumbai: First Haj flight to depart tomorrow, committee organises flagging off ceremony

Published: Jul 13, 2019, 15:40 IST | mid-day online desk

The Haj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the holiest city for Muslims

Mumbai: First Haj flight to depart tomorrow, committee organises flagging off ceremony
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The Haj Committee of India on Saturday organised a flagging-off ceremony for the pilgrims, as the first Haj flight from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport will depart tomorrow (Sunday) for Jeddah, South Arabia.

The authorities had made special arrangements for the people in Mumbai.

The Haj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the holiest city for Muslims, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that is carried out at least once in their lifetime.

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Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from Agencies

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