Thursday, June 15, 2017

UP: Yogi Adityanath govt announces dissolution of Shia, Sunni waqf boards over corruption charges

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday announced dissolving the Shia and Sunni waqf boards in the state in the wake of corruption charges against them.

CM Adityanath has assented to the dissolution of the boards, Minister of State for Waqf Mohsin Raza said. The dissolution process has been started after taking into account all legal aspects, the minister said.
There have been serious allegations of corruption against the Shia and Sunni waqf boards related to their properties. An inquiry conducted by the Waqf Council of India had also found many irregularities in this regard.
Source:  News Nation