Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed promised to crack the whip on errant Wakf Board members who have been accused of selling land meant for the welfare of Muslims at throwaway prices.
Speaking to CNN-IBN on Tuesday, Khursheed said that action would be taken within six weeks against those accused of selling Wakf Board lands.
“The Government is not dragging its feet. We have asked the standing committed to come up with a report in six weeks. There is a difference between encroaching lands and corruption. We will certainly make the right move once we have managed to address the concerns the registration of properties. There is no political intention and we had taken everyone on board,” Khurseed said.
CNN-IBN had on Tuesday accessed a Minority Affairs Ministry report which revealed that land belonging to various Wakf boards in India were being misused and even sold at throwaway prices....more
10:22 AM, Sep 08, 2010