BJP hits out at Haj committee

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Mumbai, Nov 17 (UNI) National secretary of BJP minority morcha Joseph Varikasery has alleged that the Congress government-appointed Haj committee had misused rules for selection of pilgrims for Haj.

In a statement issued here today, Joseph alleged that five persons below 70 years of age were accomodated without lucky draws, violating the rules.

He said this time it was decided that people above 70 would get confirmed allotment without a lucky draw.

Joseph also alleged that the government had not increased the number of flights to Saudi Arabia in order to accomodate more pilgrims.

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