Member Central Waqf Council meets Lt. Governor

JAMMU: Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, Member, Central Waqf Council, met Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.

Dr. Andrabi briefed the Lt. Governor about the measures being initiated by the Council in monitoring the implementation of the provisions of Waqf (Amendment) Act, 2013 in States and Union Territories, rendering legal advice on protection and retrieval of the Waqf Properties and for removal of encroachment and implementing Educational and Women Welfare Schemes for skill development and to empower the poor, specially Women.

The Lt. Governor urged Dr. Andrabi to continue their endeavours as an Advisory Body to the Central Government on matters concerning the working of the Waqf Boards and the due administration of Auqaf.

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