A batch of 60 Hajj pilgrims hailing from various parts of Udhampur district left on Tuesday morning.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dr Gurvinderjeet Singh flagged off two buses carrying the pilgrims including 35 males and 25 females to Srinagar, wherefrom they will board an international flight to Jeddah.
Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Viqar Giri, Auqaf Administrator Er Sajad Bashir Somberia and other senior officers of civil Administration and Police besides a large number of prominent citizens were present to see off the pilgrims.
While interacting with the pilgrims, the ADC congratulated the pilgrims for getting the opportunity to perform holy Hajj. He also wished them safe and secure pilgrimage and appealed them to pray for peace and prosperity of the state.