Bhopal: The State Haj Committee has started distribution of forms in the district from Wednesday at special Haj committee camp.
State Haj Committee Chairman Dr Sanwar Patel said, "From this year the application forms would be given to only those who have never performed Haj in their lifetime. The forms will be given through the Haj committee for which all the applicants will have to submit a notarised affidavit ".
As per new rules all the applicants are required to submit self attested copy of the passport issued on or before March 20, 2013, and valid up to March 31, 2014; copy of ID and address proof; a canceled blank bank cheque with IFS Code; pay-in-slip of SBI for Rs 300 per applicant and medical screening and fitness certificate of each applicant.
It was further stated that the applicants under reserved categories should submit their original passports along with a notarised affidavit in the format given in the Haj application forms on a stamp paper of Rs 10.
The State Haj Committee chairman has urged all applicants to get their passports prepared at the earliest.
Application forms for Haj-2013 through Madhya Pradesh State Hajj Committee is also available from Wednesday and last date for submitting form is March 20. Haj application forms can also be downloaded from the State Haj Committee's website www.mphajcommittee.com and Haj Committee of India's website www.hajcommittee.com. Downloaded forms can be submitted on or before March 20 at the office of State Haj Committee.