CLAT CLAT Solved Paper-2010

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    Directions: From the four options given, shade the appropriate correct option in the space provided for it on the OMR Answer Sheet.
    Muslim religious foundations are known as

    A) Din                             

    B) Wakfs   

    C) Ulema             

    D) Quzat

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

                Ans.    Waqf, in Arabic language, means hold, confinement or prohibition. The word waqf is used in Islam in the meaning of holding certain property and preserving it for the confined benefit of certain philanthropy and prohibiting any use or disposition of it outside that specific objective. This definition accords perpetuity to waqf, i.e., it applies to non-perishable property whose benefit can be extracted without consuming the property itself. Therefore waqf widely relates to land and buildings. However, there are waqf of books, Agricultural machinery, cattle, shares and stocks and cash money.

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