Lucknow, July 29
Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board president Zufar Ahmad Farooqui introduced on Wednesday the formation of a Trust for development of a mosque on a 5-acre land in Ayodhya.
He mentioned the Trust could have 15 members, of which names of 9 have been declared. They will “co-opt six other members,” Farooqui mentioned.
The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board president mentioned he can be chief trustee and the chairman of the belief.
“We made the Trust named Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation. It will oversee the construction of a mosque, Indo-Islamic research centre, library and hospital in the five-acre land allotted to the board in Ayodhya’s Dhannipur village,” Farooqui instructed PTI.
The Supreme Court had in November final yr paved the way in which for the development of a Ram Temple by a Trust on the disputed website at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot another 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for constructing a brand new mosque at a “prominent” place within the holy city in Uttar Pradesh.
The state authorities allotted a 5-acre land in Dhannipur village in Sohaval Tehsil of Ayodhya. — PTI