Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali on Monday directed Rangareddy Collector, Revenue and Wakf Board officials to take necessary steps to protect Wakf lands.
At a review meeting on Wakf lands, he said the Wakf Board has already announced that 91 acres of land at Gutala Begumpet near Madhapur belonged to Wakf, but officials had noticed encroachment on the parcel of land.
Ali recalled that Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao wanted to protect Wakf properties across the State. He called for legal action against encroachers of Wakf properties besides stopping illegal constructions at the site.
Government Advisor AK Khan, Wakf Board Chairman Saleem, Minority Secretary Dana Kishore and other officials participated in the meeting.