Objects of Haji Ali Dargah Trust
The objects of
Haji Ali Dargah Trust are:
i) To apply the income of the Trust in
or towards the payment and discharge of all rates, taxes and
assessments and all the expenses of keeping the immoveable and moveable properties
in good and substantial repair order and condition.
ii) To spend for all other necessary
or usual outgoings and expenses in respect of the management of the
Dargah and of the Masjid and other properties pertaining thereto.
iii) To apply the net balance of
income in or towards the upkeep and repairs of the Dargah and Road
or passage leading to thereto from Bhulabhai Desai Road and in
defraying the expenses of annual feast to be given and the fair (URS)
to be held on the occasion of the anniversary of death of Pir Haji
Ali Shah Bukhari (R.A.) and to perform all customary rites.
The objects have been expanded in 1989
through an appeal before the Charity Commissioner, State of
Maharashtra and the Bombay High Court. After fulfilling the above
objects the Trustees shall be at liberty to spend / utilize balance
or surplus funds towards any or all of the following:
i) To conduct and maintain Madrassas.
ii) To give scholarships and other
help to the poor, needy and deserving students irrespective of
caste, creed, religion or community.
iii) To establish, run and/or help
Schools, Colleges, and other technical, industrial and scientific
institutions of purely secular nature.
iv) To render medical help or relief
to the poor, needy and deserving persons irrespective of caste,
creed, religion, community or nationality.
v) To establish, maintain, develop
and/or help dispensaries, hospitals, convalescent homes for persons
irrespective of caste, creed, religion, or nationality.
vi) To render monetary help to other
Public Trusts having similar objects in the absolute discretion of
vii) To collect donations and/or spend
for relief of distress ceased by security, drought, flood, fire or
other natural calamity.
viii) To render financial assistance
in the absolute discretion of the trustees to Remand Homes, Rescue
Homes and Orphanages and to poor widows and destitute.
ix) Trustees in their absolute
discretion may render financial assistance by way of loans on reasonable
rates of interest and with the security for the purpose of housing
poor and middle class persons subject to the sanction of the Charity
Commissioner, Maharashtra State, Mumbai.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES:
Mr Abdul Sattar Merchant, Chairman & Managing Trustee
Mr. Rafique A. Latif Dada, Trustee
Mr. Moinuddin T. Sony, Trustee (Businessman)
Mr. Usman Shakoor Vanjara, Trustee
(Advocate Bombay High Court)
Mr. Masood Hasham Dada, Trustee (Businessman)
Mr. Suhail Yacoob Khandwani, Trustee (Businessman)
Mr. Rizwan Merchant, Trustee (Advocate Bombay High