Govt forms panel to revise rent on Waqf properties

Govt forms panel to revise rent on Waqf properties

Srinagar: The state government has constituted a committee for revision of rent of Waqf properties and sought report within a month. The seven-member panel headed by administrative secretary revenue department has been tasked to review the whole matter of revision of rent in terms of the prevailing market rates and by taking all relevant factors […]

Shopkeepers resent rent hike by Waqf Board

Shopkeepers resent rent hike by Waqf Board

SRINAGAR: A group of traders and tenants of Muslim Waqf Board (MWB) properties on Wednesday held protest against “exorbitant” hike in rentals and demanded immediate rollback of the proposed hike. They said the Board has unilaterally hiked the tariff to the tune of 3000 percent, which is unacceptable to the traders. The protesters gathered at […]

Business community decries Waqf Board’s exorbitant rent hike

Business community decries Waqf Board’s exorbitant rent hike

SRINAGAR: The Kashmiri business community on Tuesday demanded from the Waqf board, a government-managed trust for maintaining shrines and helping poor sections of society, an immediate rollback of its ‘exorbitant and illegal’ rent hike. Talking to reporters, President of Kashmir Traders and Manufactures Federation (KTMF) Mohammad Yaseen Khan said that the Waqf board had hiked […]