Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma acknowledged on Saturday that every one state-run Madrasas might be transformed right into a common college.
“We will disband the madrasa board. We will withdraw the notification granting equivalence to madrasa education and general education & we will convert all the state-run madrasas into a general school,” Himanta Biswa Sarma stated.
“No intention of closing pvt madrasas. We’re bringing regulation -pupil to be clearly told why they’re in madrasa, they’ve to introduce science-maths in curriculum, they’ve to register with state, constitutional mandate to be respected but can retain character of madrasa,” he added.
Earlier, Sarma had stated that the federal government’s cash can’t be used to show the Quran in madrasas.
The minister additionally stated that if the federal government is spending cash on instructing Quran, it also needs to pay for instructing Bible of and Bhagavad Gita.
“In my opinion, teaching Quran can’t happen at the cost of government money, if we have to do so then we should also teach both the Bible and Bhagavad Gita. So, we want to bring uniformity and stop this practice,” Sarma stated.
It could also be famous that Assam has 614 government-aided recognised madrasas together with 57 for women, three for boys, and 554 co-educational. A complete of 17 madrasas train college students in Urdu medium.
Sarma had earlier acknowledged that every one the state-run madrassas might be closed down from November.