The Haj Committee announced 2015 Quota for the Telangana and AP States. According to Telangana State Haj Committee Special Officer Prof S A Shukoor, the Telangana State got a quota of 2,760 as against a total of 16,963 applications.
He said a total of 1,537 pilgrims were already selected under reserved categories. This includes 643 pilgrims under Reserved Category A (of 70+ years old applicants) and 894 candidates under Reserved Category B (4th time applicants).
Now Qurrah (draw of lots) will be held for remaining 1,223 seats among 15,426 applicants, he said. Similarly a quota of 2,245 Haj pilgrims has been allotted to Andhra Pradesh out of which 222 pilgrims were selected without Qurrah under reserved categories.
Qurrah will be held for remaining 2,023 seats among 3,618 candidates.
Qurrah for selection of pilgrims from Telangana will be held at 11 am on 18th March at Haj House, Nampally. Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali will be the chief guest while MP, MLA and MLC concerned will also attend.
Telangana Haj Committee announced 2015 Quota
Following is the quota for Telangana:
District : Total Applications : Final Quota
Adilabad : 351 : 75
Hyderabad : 10309 : 500
Karimnagar : 477 : 68
Khammam : 176 : 44
Mahboobnagar : 880 : 94
Medak : 532 : 94
Nalgonda : 438 : 54
Nizamabad : 1047 : 108
Ranga Reddy : 807 : 130
Warangal : 402 : 56
Total – 15,419 – 1223
Source: The Hans India