Haj Stampede: TS, AP sets up control rooms

The Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Haj Committees have set up round-the-clock Haj control rooms at the Haj House to provide information related to stampede in Mina, near Holy Mecca.

Minorities Welfare Department Secretary Syed Omer Jaleel visited the Haj Committee office and enquired about the arrangements made for the control Room. He said that on the instructions from the Chief Minsiter K. Chandrasekhar Rao, non-Muslim staff is being  deputed  in the Control Room, in view of the Eid-ul-Azha on Friday.

Similarly, Special Secretary to AP Government Shaik Mohammed Iqbal has also deputed non-Muslim officials from the AP Minorities Welfare Department for the AP State Haj Committee Control Room.

Telephone No for the Telangana State Haj committee is: 040 – 2321 4125.

Telephone Nos.  for the AP  State Haj committee Control Room are  040 – 2329 8793  besides 9849 945 786 and 8897 652 340.

The Haj Committee of India has also set up a 24X 7 Control Room with Telephone numbers 022- 2271 7100 / 2271 7101 / 2271 7102.  (INN)