Hyderabad, Feb 18: The Andhra Pradesh State Wakf Board has cracked the
whip against Ahmadiyas, denotifying four religious places belonging to
Muslim religious leaders have declared Ahmadiya or Qadiyani community
as non-Muslim and there has been a demand from Ulema to derecognize
the Wakf properties belonging to the group. The Wakf Board on Saturday
decided to remove four places of worship of Ahmadiya sect from the
Wakf properties list.
The belief of Ahmadiya sect goes against the Muslim belief on the
finality of the Prophethood, and therefore Muslim religious scholars
declared the sect as non-Muslim.
Wakf Board chairman Syed Shah Ghulam Afzal Biyabani said the four
properties removed from the Wakf list are Ahmedi Jubilee Hall at
Afzalgunj, Anwar Manzil and Baitul Irshad at Barkatpura and Masjid
Chinna Kunta in Mahbubnagar. He said the Board took the decision, as
Ahmadiyas are not Muslims. The Board has asked the State government to
take control of these places of worship or hand them over to the
He said Board decided to take a mosque at Falaknuma under its direct
management. Though the mosque is a Sunni Muslim property, Qadiyanis
manage it. Muslim qazis have been told not to perform the marriages of
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