5 Members Elected for Waqf Board
Bengaluru: Mr.Tanveer Sait and Kaneez Fathima were elected members of the Karnataka State Board of Awqafs on March 3 from the MLA category. Dr. Hussain was elected from the category of Members of Parliament. Dr. Mohammed Yusuf, Anwar Pasha and Advocate Asif Ali were elected from other categories. Tanveer Sait represents Narasimharaja Constitutency in Mysore city while Kaneez Fathima is MLA from Kalburgi and is widow of late Mr. Qamarul Islam, who was MLA from the same constituency. Dr. Mohammed Yusuf is from Mutawalli category and was formerly Chairman of the Board. Dr.Naseer Hussain is Rajya Sabha member from Karnataka. Advocate Asif Ali represents the Bar association category. Voting for the Board elections took place on March 3.