No proposal to bring Sheikh-ul-Aalam (RA) shrine at Dreygamunder Wakaf Board management: Farooq Andrabi

Minister of State for Haj & Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi, today saidthere is no proposal under consideration of the Government to bringZiarat-e-Sharif of Sheikh-ul-Aalam (RA) under the management of Wakaf Board.

While replying to a question of Saif-ud-Din Bhat, the Minister said Dreygamholds central position in Khansahab constituency due to the famous Sufi saintSheikh-ul-Aalam(RA), as he spent most of his life in the said village.

He informed theHouse that to bring any shrine under the purview of Wakf Board, a notificationneeds to be issued for its inclusion after a detailed verification of shrineand its assets is carried out.

Intervening, theMinister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Bashrat Bukhari, saidthat committees of  technocrats have been formed to see how Wakaf land andtheir infra in the State can be utilized optimally.

Dr Shehnaz Ganaiand Yasir Reshi raised supplementaries to the main question.

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