Airfare fixed for Haj pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh

August 23rd, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhopal Aug 23 (IANS) The airfare for pilgrims going to perform Haj through Madhya Pradesh State Haj Committee had been fixed at Rs.12,000, an official said Saturday.The pilgrims would be required to deposit the requisite foreign exchange and airfare by Sep 20, the official said.

Nusrat Mehdi, state Haj committee secretary, said in a statement that the first class green category pilgrims not getting Rubat (wakf accommodation) to stay at Mecca and Medina would have to deposit Rs.72,522 and second class white category Rs.63,206 and third class Azizia category pilgrims Rs.62,042.

Those permitted to stay at Medina alone would have to deposit Rs.66,700 for green category, Rs.57,384 for white and Rs.56,219 for Azizia category.

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