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Hajj balloting put on hold owing to SHC stay order

KARACHI: The ministry of religious affairs on Friday postponed the Hajj balloting in compliance with a Sindh High Court’s stay order. The SHC Sukkur bench had granted a stay order against the balloting on a petition challenging the new Hajj policy. Petitioner Mufti Abdul Majid approached the court, contending that some of conditions of the new Hajj policy were un-Islamic and not in line with Sharia. He explained that the New Hajj policy prevented people from performing the pilgrimage more than one time within a…