Draw of lots (Qurrah) for selection of pilgrims of Hajj 2015 was held today at Hajj Committee of India Server at Mumbai with real time display on computer screens in the office of State Hajj Committee. The Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Executive Officer, J&K State Hajj Committee and a large number of pilgrims were present on the occasion.
Out of 29755 applicants, 2541 had been registered under Reserve Category A (pilgrims aged 70 year above) and 1946 under Reserve Category B (4th time applicants). As already notified, the State has got a quota of 6366 seats out of which 4487 pilgrims had been registered under Categories A & B, as mentioned above.
For remaining 1879 seats, the pilgrims have been provisionally selected on basis of draw of lots. The list of pilgrims selected under reserve categories is also publicised for general information on website of State Hajj Committee’s www.jkshc.com and Hajj Committee of India’s website www.hajcommittee.com.