5632 kanals of wakaf property under illegal possession

Tahir Bhat

Jammu

The government of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday said that 5632 kanals and 08 Marlas of Wakaf land are under illegal possession of Military and paramilitary forces, government departments and others.

In a written reply to a question of MLC Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, Minister Incharge Haj and Auqaf said that efforts would be taken to retrieve the wakaf property under the unauthorized occupation.

He said that so far an area measuring 210 kanals and 10 marlas has been retrieved.

He added that matter has already been taken up with the home minister and other departments either to vacate the wakaf property or pay user charges rents.

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