Minister for minorities welfare, Dharmpal Singh, has mentioned that madrasas that are linked to any kind of anti-national activities will be shut down. Singh was talking at a operate in Bareilly on Thursday.
Earlier in July, this 12 months, he had shaped 4 groups of senior officers to probe madrasas within the districts in or close to the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh to discover out the supply of their funds.
At the moment he mentioned that the train was a part of a crackdown by the Uttar Pradesh authorities on registered and unregistered madrasas receiving international funds within the border areas.
Singh mentioned, “After the madrasa survey final 12 months, authorities discovered most madrasas within the border areas, of late, had been receiving huge funds, however had been unable to give an correct account of the cash. They solely say that they’ve obtained the cash via Zakaat (donation) however the Muslim inhabitants in these bordering districts is just not so wealthy, as to be ready to donate such big quantities to madrasas. So, we determined to probe the supply of funding to these madrasas.”
Talking to reporters in Bareilly, Singh mentioned, “The studies on the survey of madrasas within the state have come. These linked to anti-national activities will be shut down. Additionally, the madrasas which had been functioning illegally is not going to be recognised. These concerned in anti-social activities is not going to be allowed to operate”.
Final 12 months, the Uttar Pradesh authorities began the method of conducting a survey of Islamic schooling establishments.
The survey was carried out to guarantee primary amenities for the scholars of madrasas.
The minister mentioned that the federal government needs kids of the minority group to get trendy schooling in madrasas.
“It has been noticed that kids from financially weaker sections of minority communities are generally lured into questionable activities. Madrasas have performed an necessary function in educating youths of the nation however there have been some which have been allegedly linked with anti-national activities, motion would solely begin on them,” he mentioned.