SRINAGAR: Chairman Hajj Committee of India (HCoI) AP Abdul Kuttay who is on his maiden two-day visit to Kashmir, on Friday said post Article 370 revocation, Kashmir has seen massive development and the region has witnessed a peaceful atmosphere besides there is a huge infrastructure boom.
Addressing a function at Tagore Hall Srinagar, the chairman HCoI said that post article 370revocation, Kashmir has been witnessing a peaceful atmosphere that has paved way for development, peace and infrastructure building. The function was organised by BJPs Minority Morcha headed by Sheikh Bashir.
He said Haj-related infrastructure has seen a massive overhaul and Hajis are feeling relieved after being handled smoothly and there have been Hassle-free pilgrimages this year from all states and UTs of India including Jammu and Kashmir. He also stated that JK LG Manoj Sinha-led administration was on the path of peace, development and prosperity in JK and people have lauded his role in governance. The chairman HCoI was accompanied by Member HCoI Er Aijaz Hussian who were facilitated in a glittering function at Tagore Hall.
Er Aijaz while speaking on the occasion expressed his gratitude to Chairman HCOI for conducting a maiden and extensive tour to Srinagar to review the developmental measures related to Haj infrastructure and other works.
Earlier, yesterday, the Chairman HCoI interacted with the staff at Hajj house where besides Er Aijaz Hussian, JK Hajj Committee CEO Dr Abdul Salaam was also present, who briefed the chairperson about a series of steps taken by the Hajj Committee of JK for the smooth functioning of the Hajj house, facilities available for the of pilgrims from Srinagar to Saudi Arabia. It is pertinent to mention that the chairman Hajj Committee of India has arrived in Srinagar for the first time to review and take stock of the arrangements available at the Hajj house. Interacting with the group of Hajj pilgrims from Habba Kadal, the chairperson sought their feedback on preparations available and welcomed their suggestions. He also interacted with the staff at Hajj house and assured them of all possible support and help. He said that subsidy on Hajj is Haraam, and BJP is sending Muslims on halaal Haj for the first time. He said that Muslims should have Quran in one hand and computers in another.
The chairperson HCoI assured the Hajj house staff that all the necessary gadgets and other facilities will be put in place at Haj house further besides other upgrading work will also be started. (KNO)