Amaravati:Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu flagged off first batch Haj pilgrimage buses from Praja Vedika at Undavalli today.
AP CM Chandrababu flags off Haj pilgrimage buses
Speaking on this occasion, the Chief Minister said that the state govt committed to the welfare of minorities and stressed the need for Minister post to Muslim community. He said that he would extend support for social and economic uplift of Muslim community and Muslims should develop leadership qualities.
Referring to triple talaq issue, the Chief Minister said he is the first one to oppose prosecution of Muslims and now the central Govt considering for amendment to the bill.
The Chief Minister said 2,348 people are proceeding for Haj pilgrimage from Andhra Pradesh including 1247 men and 1101 women. They Haj pilgrims include 2 months old baby Lukhman of Anantapur and 77 year old Sayyed Salimabi of Amaravati.