MEA Reports 175,000 Indian Pilgrims at Hajj, 98 Deaths During Core Period

MEA spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal announces that 175,000 Indian pilgrims have attended Hajj this year, with 98 deaths reported during the core period from May 9 to July 22.

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MEA spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal

By A Staff Reporter

During a press briefing in New Delhi, MEA spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal provided updates on the Hajj pilgrimage, stating that 175,000 Indian pilgrims have participated this year. He noted that from May 9 to July 22, which marks the core Hajj period, 98 Indian pilgrims have unfortunately passed away. Jaiswal's remarks highlight the significant number of Indian attendees at Hajj and the challenges faced during this pilgrimage season.