The Assam authorities has determined to shut all government-run madrasas and Sanskrit tolls (colleges) within the state. Religious colleges working within the state will probably be transformed into excessive colleges and better secondary colleges inside a number of months.
Assam Education Minister Hemant Vishwa Sharma stated that we now have determined to transform all madrasas and Sanskrit colleges into excessive colleges and better secondary colleges, as states can not fund non secular establishments. However, madrasas run by NGOs / social organizations will proceed, however inside a regulatory framework.
Hemant Vishwa Sharma stated that it’s not the federal government's job to show faith, non secular scriptures, Arabic and different languages for non secular functions. <! –
He stated that if any NGO or social group spends its cash to show faith, then there is no such thing as a drawback, but it surely additionally has to work inside a regulatory framework. He stated that if madrasas used state funds to show the Quran, then we’d even have to show the Gita, Bible.
The minister made it clear that solely government-run non secular colleges are being closed. Teachers working in madrasas and Sanskrit tolls is not going to go. These academics will get wage until they retire at dwelling. Teachers of different disciplines will proceed to show their topics in transformed common colleges.
According to the Madrasa Education Board of the Government of Assam, there are a complete of 612 madrasas run by the state authorities. Along with giving Islamic training, these topics additionally educate in different topics. Along with the madrasa, the federal government has additionally determined to shut 101 Sanskrit colleges run on authorities grants. These Sanskrit colleges educate Vedic training in addition to different topics.