India ends government subsidies for Hajj pilgrimage

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India ends government subsidies for Hajj pilgrimage

New Delhi, India – The Indian government has announced the end of a decades-long policy of giving subsidy to thousands of Muslims heading to the holy city of Mecca to perform the the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, India’s minister for m inority affairs, said on Tuesday that the move was part of “a policy…