Published On: Thu, Aug 25th, 2016

Saudi Government Fixed Time Period Of Stoning Of The Devil To 12 Hours During Hajj Ceremony


JEDDAH: This year Saudi Government change its rules and regulation for the Hajj participants and the major rule which is changed is that the stoning period of the Devil is decreased to 12 hours now.


This year in 2016 Saudi Government don’t wants to take any risk for the lives of Hajjis similarly like the last year a clash take place between the Hajj participants while performing the holly ceremony of stoning Jamarat in Mina.


After face this clash last year in which some of the Hajjis are also dead and the responsibility of these deaths came on Saudi Government so after facing this huge trouble and problem Government changes the rule of Stoning of the Devil and now there are only 12 hours given to Hajj participants to perform the holly ceremony of Ramī Al-Jamarāt.

According to the Saudi Ministry of Hajj this ceremony of Ramī Al-Jamarāt starts from 11 December 2016 and the timing schedule of Stoning the Devil will be like this.

1st Day From 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM
2nd Day From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
3rd Day From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

This is the time schedule according to the local time of Saudi Arabia in which Hajjis are allowed to Stoning the Satan otherwise like previous years the whole day is not provided.

Hussein Al Sharif the Deputy Secretary Minister of Hajj said that with this new rule of Stoning of the Devil really helps the Hajjis to perform this holly ceremony by taking their full time with this time table people knows that only this is the time for performing this ceremony.

so they came here in forms of groups one by one and the huge crowd is avoided and this will help to ensure that all the people in here are safe and sound.