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Chairman's Desk

Syed Waseem Rizvi
Hon’ble Chairman U.P. Shia Central Waqf Board.


The doctrine of waqf is interwoven with the entire religious life and social economy of the muslims all over the world and has laid down the foundation of one of the most important institution of the community. Considering the number of Waqf throughout the country and the resources they can generate Waqf can become a strong instrument not only for the preservation of religious, charitable and philanthropic institutions but also for the educational and economic development of the community. The term Waqf denotes an endowment which is to be used solely for the purposes recognized under Islamic Law as pious, religious or charitable. Such an endowment which usually is a property, is managed by an administrator called mutawalli. The term ‘Mutawalli’ includes, a committee of management.

News & Events

The 15th of July, 2016 was a day of joy for the U.P. SHIA WAQF BOARD, as the website - was launched on this day. This was an honor for the board that the website was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief guest, Minister, Janab Mohammad Azam Khan in the presence of the Hon'ble Chairman of U.P. Shia Waqf Board, Janab Syed Waseem Rizvi and the board members along with the media.

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