Waqf board issues around 2k notices over irregularities

  • | Saturday | 9th December, 2023

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar: Over 2,000 individuals from across the state have been issued legal notices in the past five months in connection with irregularities detected in the functioning of the institutions and immovable assets belonging to the Waqf Board.The revelation of financial mismanagement prompted immediate administrative action, with the Waqf officials promising that those responsible will face consequences in Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Kolhapur, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Jalna, Nanded, Parbhani and other places in the state .Waqf authorities also cited the recent administrative intervention in Solapurs Chirag Ali Kabrastan and Parbhanis Kurban Shah Ali Dargah followed by the legal action against the violators.Waqf CEO MB Tashildar told TOI, Legal as well as show cause notices have been issued wherever we have found violation of norms as well as attempts to usurp Waqf properties by changing the ownership title. We have also started criminal proceedings against some land sharks and are determined to initiate against all others while following he due course of law.He added that all these efforts are part of the Waqfs initiative to introduce reforms for ensuring transparent governance and social welfare for which the Board is gearing up for substantial reforms.The Board is set to collaborate with international organizations to garner expertise in the development and implementation of legal frameworks, aiming to ensure the proper utilization of funds and adherence to regulations, Tahsildar said.Introduction of online hearings from the Waqf headquarters in Mumbai marks a significant step toward modernizing the process, he added.We also published the following articles recentlyDelhi HC seeks Centres stand on plea over protection of Waqf properties in central vista redevelopmentThe Delhi High Court has sought the Centres stance on the potential impact of the Central Vista Redevelopment Project on Waqf properties. Justice Prateek Jalan instructed the Centre to submit a status report, detailing whether specific properties of the Delhi Waqf Board have been or are likely to be affected by the ongoing project. The Waqf Board approached the high court seeking the preservation and protection of six properties in the project area, including a mazar near the Sunehri Bagh mosque. The court ordered the Centre to provide a status report on the properties status and impact on them. The court will hear the matter again on February 9, 2023.LLC issues legal notice to S Sreesanth amid the former Indian pacers row with Gautam GambhirThe LLC commissioner has issued a legal notice to S Sreesanth, accusing him of breaching his contract and demanding the removal of videos targeting Gautam Gambhir. The feud between Sreesanth and Gambhir escalated during a cricket match, with Gambhir allegedly calling Sreesanth a fixer. Sreesanth shared a video on Instagram, making serious allegations against Gambhir. LLC has initiated an investigation into the matter and has served Sreesanth a legal notice to remove the contentious videos.HC issues notice to Punjab on plea against its new pilgrimage schemeThe Punjab and Haryana high court has issued notice to the Punjab government regarding the recently-launched Mukh Mantri Tirath Yatra Yojana. The court has asked the government to file an affidavit explaining why the scheme should not be stayed. The scheme, which involves running trains and buses to various pilgrim destinations, has been challenged on the grounds of wastage of taxpayer money. The court has also asked the government to justify the scheme in light of the unemployment issues in the state.

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