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Muslim Endowments, Waqf Law and Judicial Response in India

ISBN 9781138563469
Published December 24, 2020 by Routledge India
360 Pages

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Book Description

This book deals with Law of Waqf (Muslim Endowment Law) and its judicial response in India.

The volume covers several jurisprudential and historical aspects of Waqf, which include Doctrines of Waqf; Essential Requisites of Waqf; Valid Objects of Waqf; Historical Account of Waqf; Emergence of Waqf Law in India; and Constitutional Validity of Waqf in India. The chapters then go on to discuss the Waqf Act 1995 and Waqf Amendment Act 2013. The legal perspectives of each Section of Waqf Act and its amendments are elucidated with references under Reflections. The case-law has been analysed and cited under each Section of Waqf Act, wherever applicable.

This book will be of interest to scholars and researchers of law and legal studies. It will be of interest to practitioners of Waqf Jurisprudence in India, the managers of Waqf Institutions and officials involved in Waqf Administration.

Table of Contents


2. Survey of Auqaf

3. Central Waqf Council

4. Establishment of Boards

5. Registration of Auqaf

6. Maintenance of Accounts of Auqaf

7. Finance of The Board

8. Judicial Proceedings

9. Miscellaneous

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P.S. Munawar Hussain works as Joint Registrar at Maulana Azad National Urdu University, India. He served as Joint Director at Civil Services Residential Coaching Academy, which was funded by the Government of India through University Grants Commission.  He has been placed in various committees of the University, as Member/Convener/Secretary. He served as Law Officer of Andhra Pradesh State Waqf Board, Hyderabad. He was awarded his Ph.D. (Doctorate in Law) by Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. His research articles have been published in reputed journals. He sits on the editorial boards of several research journals and has been invited to deliver lectures at various institutions.