Hyderabad: A large number of handicapped hajj pilgrims were sent off by Dy. CM of Telangana State, Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Mr. Jalaaluddin Akbar, Director of the Department of Minorities Welfare and Prof. S.A. Shukoor, Special Officer of State Hajj Committee. Present on this occasion were Mr. Amer Shakeel, TRS MLA of Bodhan, Nizamabad District and others. Emotional scenes were witnessed on this occasion since handicapped persons were proceeding to Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj despite having physical debilities. It was the most fortunate occasion for them to be seen off by dignitaries.