The election to constitute the newly registered body of Alfuddin Ahle Hadees Trust was held at Masjid Alfuddin, Naik road, Tulsibagh on Sunday as per the norms laid by the Waqf Board.
Government pleader Adv lmranullah Khan was the election officer while Adv Shahid Raza was the assistant election officer.
Of the 149 eligible voters, 145 exercised their franchise. The total voting percentage was 97.32 percent. The voting started at 10 am and concluded as per the schedule.
In all 11 trustees were elected through the vote and their names would be now submitted to the Waqf Board, Aurangabad for its approval. Names of nine persons who got maximum votes would be recommended for trustees while the remaining two would be recommended as co-opt members.
Ataur Rehman Zulfikar Khan got 129 votes, Mohammad Yahya Ibrahim Pathan and Mohammad Tarique got 128 votes each, Mohammad Shahid Parvez bagged 121 votes while Mohammad Riyaz Khan got 119 votes. Mohammad Sabeel Akhtar got 106 votes while Mohammad Nasiruddin Abdul Hafiz and Danish Ashfaue Ali got 96 and 92 votes respectively. Abdul Kalam Abdul Gani got 74 votes while Manzoor Ahmad Bag got 66 votes. Zafar Mohammad, Dr. Ateequr Rahman Khan, and Iftekhar Aalam Khatib got 51, 49 and 43 votes respectively.
The elections were held after several years. It is learned that the election was necessitated after the previous body of the trust was abolished following some dispute that arose out of the conflict of interest between the office-bearers and members. Even after the Sunday election, one faction claimed to have formed the new body. But, the other faction alleged that they did not take part in the electoral process, which was held in accordance with the Waqf Rules.
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