Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar flagged off first batch of 46 Hajj pilgrims of Jammu district here on Saturday.
SP South, Vinay Sharma, team of civil and police officers, besides a large number of people were present to see off the pilgrims.
Interacting with the pilgrims, the DC congratulated for getting the opportunity to perform the Hajj. He also wished them safe and secure pilgrimage and appealed them to pray for peace and prosperity of the state.
The group of pilgrims including 17 women left in buses from Hajj House Jammu to New Delhi International Airport from where they will take international flight to Saudi Arabia.