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After nationwide anthem sung throughout UP madrassas, MP, Haryana mull related transfer

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After national anthem sung across UP madrassas, MP, Haryana mull similar move

By PTI

CHANDIGARH: Haryana might make singing the nationwide anthem obligatory in all madrassas within the state, Education Minister Kanwar Pal indicated right here on Friday, a day after neighbouring Uttar Pradesh made it obligatory.

“There is no harm. The national anthem should be sung everywhere, be it a madrassa or a school. Nobody should have any objection,” the minister mentioned when requested by reporters to touch upon the UP authorities’s transfer and if Haryana was considering the same step.

Singing of the nationwide anthem has been made obligatory in any respect madrassas in Uttar Pradesh beginning Thursday.

The Registrar of the Uttar Pradesh Madrassa Education Board issued an order to this impact to all of the District Minority Welfare Officers on May 9.

Kanwar Pal was additionally requested to touch upon Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala demanding on Wednesday that the Haryana authorities withdraw a brand new Class 9 historical past e-book that mentions the Congress’ “policy of appeasement” as one of many causes for the nation’s Partition in 1947.

“You cannot make history sugar-coated. When the book gives credit to Congress on many things, mistakes will also be highlighted. Accepting partition of the country was a mistake and that will find a mention,” he mentioned.

Responding to a query, the schooling minister mentioned classes on freedom fighter and Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar have been being taught in faculties earlier and that can proceed.

Young era is being given appropriate details about historical past, he mentioned.

He mentioned nice males in their very own manner contributed considerably to liberate the nation from the British.

“These are the events that happened in history and the younger generation is being made aware of them,” he mentioned.

Meanwhile, he additionally mentioned there’s plenty of enthusiasm among the many folks relating to the Pragati Rally to be organised in Yamunanagar on May 15.

He mentioned Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will dedicate growth tasks value crores of rupees to the general public on this rally.

Meanwhile, with singing of nationwide anthem made obligatory in all madrassas in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Friday mentioned the same step could possibly be thought-about within the state.

He made the assertion in response to a question requested by reporters right here.

Speaking individually, Madhya Pradesh BJP chief Vishnu Dutt Sharma mentioned ‘Jana Gana Mana’ ought to be recited in all instructional establishments throughout the nation.

Singing of nationwide anthem “Jana Gana Mana” has been made obligatory in any respect madrassas in Uttar Pradesh beginning Thursday.

The Registrar of the Uttar Pradesh Madrassa Education Board issued an order to this impact to all of the District Minority Welfare Officers on May 9.

Talking to reporters, minister Mishra mentioned the nationwide anthem ought to be sung in all places.

“It is a good thing. It is a national anthem and it can be sung everywhere,” he mentioned.

When requested whether or not the same resolution could possibly be carried out in MP, Mishra mentioned, “It is matter of consideration. It can be considered.”

Replying to a question whether or not the nationwide anthem ought to be sung in madrassas in Madhya Pradesh as effectively, state BJP president Sharma mentioned, “We aren’t asking anybody to sing the nationwide anthem in Pakistan.

We are simply asking for instructional establishments located in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and all corners of the nation to sing the nationwide anthem and nationwide music and slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’.”

“If such a thing is happening and such a decision has been taken, then it is a welcome step,” he mentioned.

The nationwide anthem was sung in madrassas throughout the state on Friday after it was made obligatory by the Uttar Pradesh authorities, in response to studies.

Though the choice got here into impact from Thursday, most madrassas within the state had remained closed as a result of low attendance of kids on the primary day of courses after the tip of Ramzan holidays.

Friday is a vacation in a lot of the madrassas, however in people who have been open, ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was sung as a part of the morning prayers, the studies mentioned.

“The government wants the students of madrassas to remember that legacy forever. When they sing the national anthem in the morning, the nation will be strengthened,” the state’s Minister of State for Minority Welfare Danish Azad Ansari instructed PTI.

“Its purpose is to further promote the feeling of patriotism among the children studying in madrasas,” he mentioned, including that madrassas performed an vital position within the nation’s Independence.

According to studies obtained from the Muslim-dominated Saharanpur district, minority welfare officer Bharat Lal Gond mentioned all the scholars and academics within the madrassas that have been opened sang the nationwide anthem “with enthusiasm”.

In Badaun, ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was sung throughout the morning prayers, and academics defined the nationwide anthem’s significance to the youngsters.

Rashid Khan, director of Madrassa Hikmat Khan, mentioned the nationwide anthem has already been sung in madrassas on Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanti.

“This country belongs to all and the national anthem is a symbol of the country’s honour. There is no objection by any madrassa in singing it. They have always respected the national anthem,” Khan mentioned.

Gorakhpur district minority welfare officer Ashutosh Pandey mentioned a lot of the 243 madrassas sang the nationwide anthem together with the standard prayers within the morning.

Diwan Sahab Zaman Khan, General Secretary of Teachers’ Association Madaris Arabia, mentioned Hamd (praises to Allah) and Salam (salutations to Muhammad) was recited earlier than the beginning of courses in madrassas till now.

“In some places, the national anthem was also sung but it was not compulsory. Now it is.”

After the singing of the nationwide anthem was made obligatory in any respect madrassas within the state from Thursday, Registrar of the Uttar Pradesh Madrassa Education Board, SN Pandey, had issued an order to all of the district minority welfare officers on this connection on May 9.

At current, there are 16,461 madrassas in Uttar Pradesh, out of which 560 obtain grants from the federal government.