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Assam Government plans to eliminate Madrassas in the State

Assam: Assam Government has decided to annul the individual Madrassa Board and include it under the Board of Secondary Education Department.

The Madrassa board will be terminated and Board of Secondary Education will be authorized to take it further from here tweeted Himanta Biswa Sarma Education Minister of Assam.

“We want to mainstream the madrassas. We plan to eliminate the madrassa” Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said in the Assam Assembly.

He further added,”We want to introduce modern learning like computers in these educational institutes. For doing this, we have to change the existing structure”.

He also said that the Government is also planning starting this academic year to make exams mandatory from class V onwards.

‘Earlier, there was no exams till Class VIII. Now we want to change it to Class IV. After that, there will be examinations’ said Sarma.

After making fuss over granting holiday on Friday’s in Madrassa, Education Minister Sarma has come with this new law to eliminate the Madrassa education completely all over the State.