Current Affairs

BJP woos Muslim Minority; Increases Haj Committee Financial Assistance to Rs 16 lakhs

The Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government has scored a few formidable brownie points with the Muslim minority community by increasing the financial assistance provided to the Haj Committee from Rs 6 lakhs offered last year by the Congress government to Rs 16 lakhs this year.

The BJP Minority Cell and Goa State Haj Committee have lauded the effort of the Chief Minister and his government for this step towards strengthening the bonds with the Muslim community in the state.

“Last year the former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat gave us Rs 6 lakh which was not enough due to various financial requirements, taking into consideration the logistics of a Haj Trip,” expressed Shaikh Jina, BJP Minority Cell, President.

Jina further added that Parrikar did not hesistate to increase the amount and was very co-operative and keen in solving the demands of the Haj community irrespective of allegiance to political parties.

Leave a Reply

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker