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In a first, training programme for Haj pilgrims held at Turtuk

In a first, training programme for Haj pilgrims held at Turtuk


TURTUK: For the first time in the history of Ladakh a training programme for 53 selected Haj pilgrims from Nubra Valley was organized at LOC Village Turtuk.

The training programme was held under the Chairmanship Mohd Ali Majaz.

Haj aspirants of Nubra thanked Haj Committee Ladakh for organizng the camp that benefitted them at large.

As per the reports, a total of 475 Haj applications were filed from UT Ladakh for Haj Pilgrimage 2023 and in a historic achievement, all the 475 applications were approved by the Ministry of Minority Affairs which is the nodal ministry to conduct Haj pilgrimage in India.

On May 8, Haj Committee UT Ladakh orgainsed an orientation, training programme for the provisionally selected Haj pilgrims for the year 2023 from Leh district at Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra Leh.

During the program Member of Parliament, Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal had stated that central govt’s approval to all the 475 Haj applicants from Ladakh is a remarkable achievement for the newly formed Haj Committee of UT Ladakh and assured that the Haj Committee would strive harder for serving the Muslim communities of the region.

He also lauded the efforts of the Haj Committee Ladakh headed by President Mohd Ali Majaz for facilitating the entire Haj Pilgrimage process along with organising a special Passport Seva camp in Kargil to ease the passport services and also the orientation programme.

During the program Mohd Ali Majaz and its members also shared their thoughts during the event which focused on the work of the Haj Committee, the challenges it faced and the assurance to resolve the issues in the future and to take forward the experiences learned in this year’s Haj Pilgrimage process.

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