ALMMO Demands Judicial Powers to Wakf Board, Protection of Wakf Properties

July 11th, 2019

Hyderabad : All India Muslim Minority organization here on Thursday requested the state government to take provide Judicial powers to the Wakf Board and also to take   preventive  steps to  save the WAKF board and Wakf properties. .

Syed Muqtar Hussain, AIMMO chairman, speaking to  the media at Hyderguda NSS said the state government should take and protect the WAKF board properties worth of one lakh crore rupees, which are in possession of land grabbers. He said the WAKF board has 77,630 acres after rule of Nizam’s,and  presently 40000 acres are in possession of WAKF board and remaining 37630 acres of lands are in hands of land grabbers.

He said Chief Minister KCR has formed a committee under Retd. IAS officer Sinha to look into the issues of WAKF board properties, the officer has conducted investigation, but no report was submitted to the government. Even the Assembly Speaker has constituted a committee, but it was also gone in vain.  He also said that before formation of Telangana State, the CM KCR had declared that he will take back possession of all Wakf lands grabbed by land grabbers and politically influenced persons, but unfortunately till date no action was taken by the Government.

Hussain requested the government to give judicial power to Telangana WAKF board in order to take legal actions on land grabbers. He also asked for appointment of Wakf Commissionerate in the state to take necessary decisions for the welfare of minorities.

M A Siddiqui, EX – director, A. P. state minority Finance corporation, said as a ‘fundamental right, we are requesting the CM KCR to protect the WAKF board’. He appreciated the government in conducting the revenue survey state- wide, but regretted that there is no information of WAKF board properties  online. He asked the government to upload the details of properties online and also to solve the problems of minorities in the state. (NSS)