Kondotty: 900 pilgrims under the state haj committee will set off on their journey on July 16 from Karipur airport in three flights. The first flight is at 8.40 am, second at 10.45 am and third at 1.55 pm.
On Monday, 600 pilgrims had gone to Medina in two planes. In the flight that departed at 8.40 am, there were 149 males and 151 females. In the second flight that departed at 3 pm, there were 136 males and 164 females.
7199 pilgrims have gone for Haj from Karipur this year. Kerala State Commission for Backward Classes member Mullurkara Muhammadali Saqafi, Abdussamad Samadani, Pottachira Anwariyya Arabic College principal Adhrissery Hamsakkutty Musaliyar, Muslim Rashtriya Manch officials visited Haj camp.
Those who are setting off for haj via State Haj Committee on July 20 are to arrive at the airport as scheduled on July 19. Those who are going in SV 5451 flight should reach between 7 am and 9 am, Those on SV 5649 should reach between 9 am and 11 am and those on SV 5453 should reach between 3 pm and 5 pm. Those in SV 5651 should reach airport between 5 pm and 7 pm.