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After madrasas, UP orders survey of Waqf lands  

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After madrasas, UP orders survey of Waqf lands
 

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LUCKNOW:  Amid the continuing surveys of unrecognised madrasas throughout Uttar Pradesh, the state authorities has issued directives to district magistrates and commissioners to re-examine the paperwork of all of the properties registered underneath Waqf since April 7, 1989 and to file the standing of such lands. According to the order, issued by the state authorities on Sept 19, Shia and Sunni Waqf Boards can be investigated in all of the districts throughout the state.

The state authorities, which overturned a authorities order of 1989 underneath which uncultivable land was registered as Waqf property, has issued directives to the district administrations to conduct the survey and submit the related report inside a month.

According to sources, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the officers to scrutinise and demarcate the Waqf properties within the income data. The directives got here in response to a letter written by the state minority affairs ministry that mentioned that a number of properties have been illegally occupied by Waqf boards. Sources say that the survey goals to cease unlawful possession and sale of Waqf properties. 

A letter despatched to commissioners and district magistrates by Shakeel Ahmed Siddiqui, deputy secretary, UP authorities, states that a number of Waqf authorities had uncared for the laws concerning property registration as per the Waqf Act-1995 and the UP Muslim Waqf Act of 1960. In 1989, an order was additionally issued to correctly register such properties in income data.

The state authorities mentioned that cemetery, mosque and idgah land needs to be demarcated as a result of, on the idea of the 1989 ordinance, many such lands registered as Usar, Banjar and Bhita had been declared as Waqf properties. Also, gram sabha and municipal councils had land that could possibly be used for most people however had been occupied by Waqf boards, it mentioned. However, change in administration and nature of those areas is prohibited underneath the 1989 order.

Launching an assault on the federal government over the problem, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav mentioned, “We are against the survey of Waqf properties. This government has to entangle people only in Hindu-Muslim issues.”  Reacting to Akhilesh’s criticism, UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya known as it “appeasement politics”. He mentioned, “Akhilesh Yadav only has the support of the mafia, miscreants and rioters. Muslim community did not get the Waqf properties. They only went to the mafia,” Maurya mentioned.
 

LUCKNOW:  Amid the continuing surveys of unrecognised madrasas throughout Uttar Pradesh, the state authorities has issued directives to district magistrates and commissioners to re-examine the paperwork of all of the properties registered underneath Waqf since April 7, 1989 and to file the standing of such lands. According to the order, issued by the state authorities on Sept 19, Shia and Sunni Waqf Boards can be investigated in all of the districts throughout the state.

The state authorities, which overturned a authorities order of 1989 underneath which uncultivable land was registered as Waqf property, has issued directives to the district administrations to conduct the survey and submit the related report inside a month.

According to sources, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the officers to scrutinise and demarcate the Waqf properties within the income data. The directives got here in response to a letter written by the state minority affairs ministry that mentioned that a number of properties have been illegally occupied by Waqf boards. Sources say that the survey goals to cease unlawful possession and sale of Waqf properties. 

A letter despatched to commissioners and district magistrates by Shakeel Ahmed Siddiqui, deputy secretary, UP authorities, states that a number of Waqf authorities had uncared for the laws concerning property registration as per the Waqf Act-1995 and the UP Muslim Waqf Act of 1960. In 1989, an order was additionally issued to correctly register such properties in income data.

The state authorities mentioned that cemetery, mosque and idgah land needs to be demarcated as a result of, on the idea of the 1989 ordinance, many such lands registered as Usar, Banjar and Bhita had been declared as Waqf properties. Also, gram sabha and municipal councils had land that could possibly be used for most people however had been occupied by Waqf boards, it mentioned. However, change in administration and nature of those areas is prohibited underneath the 1989 order.

Launching an assault on the federal government over the problem, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav mentioned, “We are against the survey of Waqf properties. This government has to entangle people only in Hindu-Muslim issues.”  Reacting to Akhilesh’s criticism, UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya known as it “appeasement politics”. He mentioned, “Akhilesh Yadav only has the support of the mafia, miscreants and rioters. Muslim community did not get the Waqf properties. They only went to the mafia,” Maurya mentioned.