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Dy CM for Detailed Survey of Wakf Lands in Telangana

The last survey was conducted in 1956. Official estimates say 17,000 lands of the board encroached in Hyderabad

Published: 09th June 2014 09:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th June 2014 09:01 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Deputy chief minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali said the government will order a detailed survey of Wakf lands in Telangana.

Speaking after assuming office here Sunday, the deputy chief minister said the survey of Wakf lands was last done in 1956. “Around 1,700 acres of Wakf lands have been encroached upon on in the city and thus the government has decided to conduct a detailed survey to protect the lands,” Ali added.

The deputy chief minister said though the population of Hyderabad is around 90 lakh, the government is making efforts to provide amenities to two crore people and added that officials are determined to give the city a new look.

“A toll-free number will be started soon to enable people to lodge their complaints with the government,” the deputy chief minister said.



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