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Letter to the Prime Minister- (Hajj Pilgrims-Airport Authority of India)

Dear Shri. Narendra Modiji,

I write this to draw your kind attention to two important issues relating to Kozhikode International Airport for the early operation of wide bodied aircrafts from the Airport and declaration of the Airport as embarkation point for the travel of Hajj pilgrims.

Kozhikode International Airport was, until 2015, the embarkation point for Hajj pilgrims from Kerala, Lakshadweep and Mahe since more than 80% of the Hajj pilgrims are from the northern districts of Kerala. The office of the Kerala Hajj Committee which can accommodate 3000 pilgrims is located very close to the Airport. These facilities ensure pleasant stay and comfortable journey for the Hajj pilgrims. (more…)