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The BJP government will no longer provide Haj subsidy to Haj pilgrims.

The BJP government will no longer provide Haj subsidy to Haj pilgrims.

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The BJP government will no longer provide Haj subsidy to Haj pilgrims and has decided that funds saved will be used for the education of minorities, especially girl children. img source:mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com The big move would help empower Muslims with dignity, said union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, adding, "We believe in empowerment without appeasement." Few days ago, the government also allowed Muslim women above 45 to go on Haj without male company, in a group of at least four. Earlier, women were not allowed to travel without "Mehram". Despite the subsidy being withdrawn, Naqvi said that a record 1.75 lakhs Muslims would be going on the Haj pilgrimage from India this year. He also said that the Saudi Arabian government has agreed to allow the Haj journey fro...
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