5098 Haj pilgrims reach Holy Mecca

With the departure of 15th batch of 340 pilgrims on Monday, so far, 5098 pilgrims from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and four districts of neighbouring Karnataka have safely reached the Holy Mecca city for performing Haj 2015.

The last Haj flight will depart from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad at 6.20 AM on Tuesday. According to Telangana State Haj Committee Special Officer Prof. S.A. Shukoor, the last flight will carry pilgrims from Telangana, including 141 from Hyderabad. (INN)