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HC relief for former Waqf Board chief

JAIPUR: In a relief to former chairman of Waqf Board Abubekar Naqvi, the Rajasthan High Court on Friday directed the state government not to make any appointment to the post of waqf board chairman till an appeal against the single bench order is decided.
The division bench of Justice K S Jhaveri and V K Vyas gave the direction in an appeal against the quashing of his appointment by the high court on December 4 last year.
The single bench of the court had quashed the notification of March 3, 2016 nominating three members to the Rajasthan Waqf Board including its president Abubekar Naqvi on the violation of conditions of nomination. The other members were cancelled are Nida khan and Sayid Arforz Zaidi on a petition by Sayid Naseer Hussain.
The division bench accepted the appeal on the ground that the petitioner had no locus standi in the case.
The petitioner had alleged that all the three nominations had violated the criteria for nomination. Source : timesofindia

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