Uttar Pradesh with Muslim population of 3,84,83,967 has been allocated a quota of 30,237 pilgrims
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee is holding today i.e. Friday January 11, 2019 the Haj 2019 Qurrah or draw of lots to finalise the list of pilgrims who will embark on Haj journey this year.
The Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee will hold Haj 2019 Qurrah today at the state headquarters in Luckow. The Haj 2019 Qurrah of Uttar Pradesh will then be displayed on the official website.
The Uttar Pradesg State Haj Committee has scheduled the Qurrah date today on Friday January 11, 2019 after the approval by the State Minority, Waqf and Haj Minister, UP State Haj Committee officials said.
Uttar Pradesh with a population of 3,84,83,967 has been allocated a quota of 30,237 pilgrims. But, number of applications received by the Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee is 34,397.
As per the Haj Committee data, there are 2,456 applicants in the 70+category in the state. On the other hand, 99 female Haj aspirants fall under “without Mehram” category. All the 2,456 70+ pilgrims and 99 females would be selected directly without Qurrah.
Steps to Check your name in Haj 2019 Final List using Cover No.
Follow the steps given below to check if your name is in the Final or Waiting List released by the Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee.
Go to Haj Committee of India website by clicking here hajcommittee.gov.in.
Brwose to the bottom of home page and look for the area similar to the one shown below.
The Haj Qurrah process starts district wise. The Haj Committee after completing Qurrah will release the Haj 2019 waiting list on February 05, 2019. The pilgrims whose names are in the Haj 2019 waiting list will be given a chance against cancellation of pilgrims who are unable to make the payment or cancel their Haj travel due to some other reason.
The Haj Qurraj will cover pilgrims going to Haj from Lucknow Embarkation Point. They are from the central districts of Uttar Pradesh including Ambedkar Nagar Auraiya, Badaun, Bahraich, Balrampur, Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Basti, C.S.M. Nagar (Amethi), Chitrakoot, Etah, Etawah, Faizabad, Farrukhabad, Fatehpur, Gonda, Hameerpur, Hardoi, Jalaun, Jhansi, Kannauj, Kanpur, Kasganj, Lakhimpur Kheri, Lalitpur, Lucknow, Mahoba, Mainpuri, Pilibhit, Pratap Garh, Rae Bareilly, Ramabai Nagar (Kanpur Dehat), Sant Kabir Nagar, Shahjahanpur, Shravasti, Siddharth Nagar, Sitapur, Sultanpur and Unnao.
Haj Pilgrims from the western districts of Uttar Pradesh – including Agra, Aligarh, Baghpat, Bhimnagar (Sambhal), Bijnore, Buland Shahar, Firozabad, Gautum Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Mahamaya Nagar (Hathras), Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Panchsheel Nagar (Hapur), Prabudh Nagar (Kairana, Shamli), Rampur & Saharanpur, will embark for Hajj 2017 from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Pilgrims from other districts of Uttar Pradesh will embark for Haj from Varanadi airport.
The Hajj 2019 Flight Schedule from all embarkation points will be released by the Haj Committee of India only after the process of the Haj Qurrah is completed by all states. However, according to Haj Action Plan 2019, the first outbound flight for Haj 2019 will depart from India on July 01, 2019. The last outbound Haj 2019 flight will be on August 03, 2019. The first inbound Haj flight from Saudi Arabia to India will be on August 14, 2019.
Meanwhile, reports coming from Kerala State Haj Committee, Andhra Pradesh Haj Committee, Telangana State Haj Committee, Gujarat State Haj Committee, Karnataka Haj Committee and other states said they will complete the Haj Qurrah in the next few days – possibly before the end of the January second week.
The Telangana State Haj Committee however confirmed that it will hold the Haj 2019 Qurrah of the state on Saturday January 12, 2019. The Rajasthan State Haj Committee said it will hold the Haj 2019 Qurrah on January 13, 2019. Maharashtra State Haj Committee and Jammu & Kashmir Haj Committee conducted the Haj 2019 Qurrah respectively on Monday January 07 and January 08.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of Minorities, has requested the Saudi government to increase India’s quota by 20,000. However a final decision on this is yet to be taken. All the states including Maharashtra will be allotted more seats if this additional quota is granted to the country.
Coinciding with Eid al Adha, Haj is the annual ritual to commemorate the sacrifices made by Prophet Ibrahim, his wife Hager and their son Prophet Ismael. The likely date of Wuqoof e Arafat – the key ritual of the Hajj, is August 09 or 10. As the Islamic calendar is based on sighting of moon, the final date will be decided once the new moon of the month of Dhul Hijjah is sighted.
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