Lucknow : After a gap of almost two years, the first flight with about 377 pilgrims on the Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, took off from Lucknow on Monday.
A total of 7,500 passengers will be sent from Uttar Pradesh for Hajj 2022 on 13 flights that will run till June 15.
"The first flight with 284 Haj pilgrims took off at 8 a.m. on Monday and the second flight of the day carrying the remaining 93 passengers flew out later," said state Haj committee secretary S.P. Tiwari.
With the Central government's...