Waqf Board asks Minority Welfare institutions working in Hajj House to pay rents

Hyderabad: Telangana State Waqf Board which owns the Hajj House building has asked other agencies to pay for their use of space within the building. The Hajj House originally named Razzaq Manzil, houses departments like Urdu Academy, Telangana State Hajj Committee, Telangana State Minorities Finance Corporation and some other organisations.

As reported by the Times of India, the first newly elected Waqf Board of the state was apprised that several of these agencies have not been paying rent and other utilities bills regularly. The chairman was informed of the state of affairs and told that on several occasions the Telangana State Waqf Board has paid utility bills of other agencies.

Telangana State Waqf Board chairman, Mohammed Saleem informed that it has been decided to convene a meeting with officials and heads of departments of the Urdu Academy, Telangana State Minorities Finance Corporation, the office of the district minorities’ welfare officer and the Telangana State Hajj Committee, among others.

Fixing of rentals as per current rules will be discussed.