Hajj 2022

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First Batch Of 146 Pilgrims From J&K Leaves For Saudi Hajj 22

The Annual Saudi Arabia Hajj pilgrimage started from June 5, after being suspended for two-years amid Covid-19 pandemic. In 2022, the first batch of 145 pilgrims from Jammu & Kashmir left for the hajj.  FromJthe union territory, 6,000 pilgrims have been selected for this year's Hajj. "All arrangements have been put in place," said executive officer of the J&K Hajj Committee Abdul Salam Mir. Furthermore, pilgrims tested Covid-19… read-more

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 03:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hajj, Saudi Arabia, Jammu and Kashmir, officials, Union Territory

Demand for Hajj pilgrimage to the government

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Head Of Islamic Centre Of India Demands Pilgrimages Like Hajj To Be Tax-Free

Islamic Centre of India's head Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali has put forward three "small" demands related to Hajj pilgrimage, before the government through a letter. The demands included cheaper transportation options, exemption from GST, and removal of IT return requirement. He further urged the government to provide "financial consideration" to Hajj pilgrims. Though the request gained support from the Samajwadi Party, it was… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 07:04 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Hajj, Income Tax, GST, Narendra Modi

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