Hyderabad: Wakf buildings’ renters remain to pay peanuts
Hyderabad: The Telangana State Wakf Board (TSWB) is beleaguered with a host of issues, from land infringements to a stationary earnings with services of Wakf buildings. Tenants of the Wakf buildings throughout the State either do not pay lease in all or pay rental fees that have actually been taken care of years earlier. Wakf Board is additionally unable to force out the debtors or improve the lease to increase the incomes. Wakf protestors increased the problem and also advised the Board to alter their decades-old system and also revitalize the board for the upliftment of minorities.
According to main information, over 75 percent of Wakf land in the State have actually been intruded upon. The TSWB is additionally managing a historical problem of stationary rental fees. Now, the Wakf has control on over 20,000 acres, yet barely gains yearly profits of Rs 5 crore. The Wakf Board gains just a couple of lakh rupees as lease from the significant Wakf buildings while it is approximated that at the existing rental worth remained in numerous crores.
While in instance, the renters of significant Wakf buildings just in Old city, Mecca Madina Aladin Wakf structure and also Nabikhana Moulvi Akbar are capitalizing and also getaway repayment of services on the same level with the dominating market worth as required by the Wakf Board, the problem has actually not been resolved for many years. It offers industrial room to greater than 800 business owners to run their services. In Madina Complex, there are 540 store owners while Nabi Khana Complex homes 299 stores and also the board is encountering challenges in accumulating rental fees.
“A large number of tenants are defaulters and the rents are much lower than prevailing rates. The sub-tenants who lease commercial spaces from the original tenants with the Wakf Board are paying huge rents between Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh and above, but the main tenant of the Wakf pay just Rs 5,000 a month while a few pay up to Rs 10,000,” explained Asif Hussain Sohail, Wakf lobbyist.
“Prominent community elders had endowed their properties to the Wakf Board so that the poor and destitute would be benefited. But the rich and middle class are enjoying the property without paying rent. The board has to take part in saving properties as they cancelled the properties located in Begumpet and Khairtabad which were not according to the Wakf acts,” he included.
Moreover, numerous situations were additionally pending in different courts, the Wakf Board is unable to force out the debtors. Now the Board needs to re-appeal and also use the documents to improve the profits. “There should be a proper investigation about the rentals of Wakf properties. The rents have to be revived and improved and the defaulters must be evicted for the betterment of the minorities,” claimed Mohammed Khairuddin, an additional lobbyist.
HEIGHT OF APATHY …
Tenants of the Wakf buildings throughout the State either do not pay lease in all or pay rental fees that have actually been taken care of years earlier
Wakf Board is additionally unable to force out the debtors or improve the lease to increase the incomes
Over 75 percent of Wakf land in the State have actually been intruded upon
Wakf has control on over 20,000 acres