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UP minister accuses Azam Khan of embezzling funds

Press Trust of India  |  Rampur (UP) 

minister Mohsin Raza today accused leader of embezzling funds as a minister in the previous dispensation.

"has exhausted almost the entire fund during his tenure as a minister of Haj and Waqf departments," Raza, who has been declared elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council, alleged.

Addressing a workers' meeting here, he accused Khan of grabbing the department's land and misappropriating funds for madrasas.

Hitting out at the previous government, Raza accused it of "doing nothing for the development of the madrasas in the state".

Currently, Raza is the minister of state for science and technology, electronics, information technology, Muslim Waqf and Haj.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 18:28 IST