Hindu people were flabbergasted when they got to know about the waqf board, imposed in the governance of Congress party.
Waqf board owns the third largest property in India after Indian Railways and Defense Upto the month of December, 2022, a total of 8,65,646 Waqf immovable properties and 3,53,850 GIS Mapping of Waqf properties have been entered on WAMSI portal.
The Waqf Board Act of 1995 is a legislation that governs the management and administration of waqf properties in India. Waqf properties are essentially assets dedicated to religious or charitable purposes under Islamic law. The Act establishes the Waqf Board, which is responsible for the maintenance, preservation, and development of waqf properties.
The crucial part to note is that the Waqf Board Act of 1995 does not grant the Congress government or any political party the authority to take control of immovable properties owned by Hindus or any other religious community. The Act primarily focuses on the management of waqf properties and aims to safeguard the interests of the beneficiaries and ensure their proper utilization for religious or charitable purposes.
Political discussions and debates in the Parliament regarding various laws, including the Waqf Board Act, are usual and they provide a platform for lawmakers to discuss and address any concerns or issues related to the implementation or impact of the legislation.
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