SRINAGAR: Draw of lots (Qurrah) for selection of pilgrims of Hajj-2014 was held Wednesday at Hajj Committee of India Server at Mumbai, with real time display on computer screens in the office of State Hajj Committee (SHC) here. The Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Executive Officer, J&K SHC and a number of pilgrims were present on the occasion.
Out of 27,085 applicants, 3015 had been registered under Reserve Category A (pilgrims aged 70 above) and 2672 under Reserve Category B (4th time applicants). As already notified, J&K has got a quota of 6730 seats out of which 5687 pilgrims had been registered under Categories A & B, as mentioned above.
For remaining 1043 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 SHC’s website www.jkshc.com and Hajj Committee of India’s website www.hajcommittee.com.