Waqf Board to start recruiting Imams for mosques and shrines across Kashmir
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Waqf Board on Friday said it will start recruitment of degree holder Imam’s, Mubaligh’s, Muazin’s in coming days.
It also said the Waqf will invite applications and interviews in this regard will be conducted soon.
Chairperson of JK Waqf Board, Dr Darkshan Andrabi said that JK Waqf Board is going to start recruitment of degree holder Imam’s, Mubaligh’s, Muazin’s for valley’s Mosques and Shrines.
“JK Waqf Board is a religious institution which deals with Mosques and Shrines. We need Imam’s, Preachers and Muazin’s there to carry out religious duties. At several Mosques and Shrines we have no arrangement of people who lead congregational religious duties there. So in this regard J&K Waqf has decided to carry out a recruitment drive soon to fill the vacancies so that the shortcomings would be resolved,” Dr. Darkshan Andrabi said.
Andrabi said that we have a lot of people in our valley who posses degrees in Islamic Studies and Waqf needs them passionately to serve for a big cause. “J&K Waqf Board has decided to recruit people who holds degree in Islamic Studies and can lead Islamic prayers and congregations well. We want to revive this culture in Kashmir onwards. We will invite applications and interviews in this regard will be conducted soon,” she said.
She said Waqf will also replace elders from young ones. “It is a prime demand from public. We will look into the matter and situation will be addressed on priority basis. We respect our Imam’s and Preacher’s but there should an age limit to serve the community. Those who will lead prayers and congregations should be under age and degree holders,” she added. (KNS)