Punjab Waqf Board has highest 5,610 encroached properties

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By Accommodation Times Bureau

PUNJAB:

The Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha yesterday said that Waqf Properties (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Bill, 2014 was referred to the Standing Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment for examination. The Report of the Committee was laid in the Parliament and its recommendations are under consideration at present.

According to data given by Minister, Punjab Waqf Board has the highest Number 5,610 of Waqf Properties encroached by Private/Public in the state, followed by West Bengal with 3,082 and Madhya Pradesh Waqf Board with 3,240 properties.





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