Is Okhla AAP MLA Amanatullah to return as Wakf Board chief for third term?


Is Okhla AAP MLA Amanatullah to return as Wakf Board chief soon?

AAP Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan is likely to return to Delhi Wakf Board (DWB) as its chairman, according to newindianexpress.com.

Since words spread in the locality a few days ago quoting reports in the media that a file pertaining to his appointment to the board as its member had already been cleared about 10 days ago, chances are that Khan will be again back as Wakf Board chairman, however, there is no confirmation from the AAP.

OT could not reach Khan to know about the latest development of Okhla MLA being appointed chairman of DWB again.

newindianexpress.com report said after the reconstitution of the DWB, the election for the chairmanship will be held among the members and if Khan is elected, this will be his third term as the head of the body.

The DWB looks after over 2,000 Waqf properties such as mosques, graveyards, schools, residential buildings, shops and land parcels.

Khan’s previous term ended in February after the sixth legislative assembly was dissolved. Before that he had resigned from the Board in 2016 and 2018 over corruption charges, said the report.

He and his DWB was active, providing relief works to riot hit victims.