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Plea against title ‘Shahi Imam’: Delhi HC seeks Centre reply

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also issued notice to the Delhi Wakf Board on a plea seeking to stop the practice of referring to imams as ‘shahi’.

The Delhi High Court Thursday sought the response of the Centre by February 27, 2018, on a plea seeking to restrain the Wakf Board from using title ‘Shahi Imam’ for Jama Masjid’s Imam Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari.

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also issued notice to the Delhi Wakf Board on a plea seeking to stop the practice of referring to imams as ‘shahi’.