"The flight for 3,575 Hajjis would be started from September, 20 and devotees should report to Srinagar Airport at 7 am," Sayed said, during a high-level meeting to discuss modalities to resume Hajj flights for the left over pilgrims.

The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Revenue Vinod Kaul, Director Information Tasudaq Geelani, Director Airports, Hajj office and other senior officers of police and civil administration.


Each flight would ferry 275 pilgrims and in total 13 flights would be operate for the pilgrims, he said.

It was also informed that there would be no flight for September 23, and pilgrims would be provided ahram at Srinagar and they are also requested to bring their passports and tickets with them, he added.

It was also decided that haj pilgrims, who reports directly at the airport, shall be provided all facilities so that the movement was hassle free.

It was also informed that since the pilgrims shall be giving to Makkah Mubarak, they will have to wear ahram at airport for which there shall be adequate facilities.

The pilgrims are requested to keep the ahram and chappal in the handbag.

It was emphasised that only one person driving the vehicle should accompany the pilgrims as no other person shall be allowed to enter the airport.

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