PRAYAGRAJ, Jan. 26 -- The Allahabad High Court on Monday set aside the order for extension of existing board of UP Sunni Central Waqf Board dated September 30, 2020 passed by additional principal secretary, department of Minority Welfare and Waqf, Uttar Pradesh.

Meanwhile, the court had appointed, principal secretary, Department of Minority Welfare and Waqf as an administrator of the Board to manage day to day affairs.

While the administrator will not be eligible to take any policy decision related to the Board, he will ensure holding of the elections and to give charge to an elected Board on or before February 28, 2021.

The bench comprising chief justice Govind Mathur and justice SS Shamshery passed the order while disposing of a writ p...