DC Samba Abhishek Sharma flags off 32 Haj Pilgrims from Samba

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhishek Sharma flagged off a group of 32 Haj pilgrims of Samba District from conference Hall, DC office Samba.

The group of pilgrims included 16 males and 16 females. Out of 32 Haj pilgrims, 28 shall report to Delhi State Haj Committee at Haj Manzil Turkman Gate, Asif Ali Road, New Delhi and remaining 04 shall report at Srinagar

The District Administration Samba appointed Nodal officer and Liaison officer for facilitating the Haj pilgrims and ensured all necessary arrangements and facilities to enable the pilgrims to travel safely and comfortably to Haj house Srinagar and Haj Manzil Delhi for their onward journey to Saudi Arabia from International Airport Delhi and Srinagar

Interacting with the pilgrims, the DC congratulated them for getting the opportunity to perform holy Hajj and wished them safe and secure pilgrimage. He appealed them to pray for peace and prosperity of the country and their fellow citizens from the District. He emphasized the significance of the Haj pilgrimage and the importance of upholding the values of peace, unity and brotherhood.

Furthermore, DC informed the Haj pilgrims to install and use Haj Suvidha App launched by Union Minority Affairs Minister Smriti Zubin Irani on March 3 that would provide necessary information and direct access to important services like training modules, flight and accommodation details during annual pilgrimage.

The event was attended by
SSP Samba, Vinay Kumar, ADC, Suresh Chander , DIO, Ashiq Rafiq Malik, liaison officer, Yaqoob Khan and officials from the District Administration and Police, representatives from the religious community, and well-wishers who came together to bid farewell to the pilgrims and pray for their well-being during their sacred journey.