Honorarium for 17K imams, muezzins

Update: 2023-08-07 19:05 GMT

 HYDERABAD: The state government on Monday extended the scheme paying honorariums to imams and muezzins in the state to a total of 17,000. In its orders, the minorities welfare department said previously, 9,995 Imams and muezzins were receiving an honorarium of  Rs 5,000 per month, and following a request from the Telangana Wakf Board, the government decided to extend it to another 7,005 individuals. Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao had made the announcement on Sunday.


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