Haj pilgrims’ passports won’t require police verification!!!

published on July 5, 2009


In a bid to facilitate the issuance of temporary passports to Haj pilgrims, the UPA Government has decided to do away with police verification process.

On Monday, the Haj Committee of India said the Government’s decision to this effect came after two meetings in Delhi and Bangalore on June 8 and 10 June, chaired by N Ravi, Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs.

“The police verification for Haj pilgrims has been waived off. The decision was taken keeping in mind the difficulties in issuance of passports to pilgrims in a short span of two months,” said Mohd Owais, the Chief Executive Officer of Haj Committee of India, in the national capital.

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