J&K Muslim Wakf board headless

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‘No deliberations over the issue going on’

Srinagar, Aug 14: The Muslim Wakf board in Jammu and Kashmir is headless since the imposition of Governors rule in the state.
The erstwhile Vice Chairman of the Wakf Board, Nizammuddin Bhat who was a political appointee resigned from the post after the end of PDP-BJP coalition government in the state.
Sources however said that the Governor N N Vohra remained silent over the resignation of the erstwhile Vice chairman, thus simultaneously; the activities of the board came to a halt.
They said Chief Executive Bashir Ahmad Dar was sent on deputation but the Governor led administration has so far failed to take a final call over the issue.
“Either the Governor should clearly reject the resignation of erstwhile vice chairman or should appoint someone else so that the board will start its functioning normally,” they said, adding that the board has also passed a resolution, demanding the continuation of the duties of the erstwhile Vice chairman.
The board as well the people appealed to the Governor led administration to take final call over the issue so that the uncertainty currently prevailing in the board will come to an end.
Chief Executive, Bashir Ahmad while talking to a news agency said that they didn’t receive any resolution so far. “There were reports about it but officially we are yet to receive any resolution,” he said.
He further said that no deliberations are going on regarding the appointing of new Vice chairman or any related issue. (KNS)