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Madarsas produce terrorists, will shut all of them if given an opportunity: Uttar Pradesh minister

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Madarsas produce terrorists, will shut them all if given a chance: Uttar Pradesh minister

Thakur Raghuraj Singh, Minister of State (MoS) in Yogi Adityanath’s cabinet in Uttar Pradesh, has pushed for the closure of all working madarsas within the nation accusing them of fostering extremism.
In a video assertion, the minister mentioned that Madarsas are a hotbed for terror actions and asserted that each one the terrorists studied at madarsas. He mentioned that if he’s given an opportunity he would shut all madarsas working throughout the nation.
योगी सरकार के दर्जा प्राप्त राज्यमंत्री ठा. रघुराज सिंह का विवादित बयान, बोले- ‘मदरसे से निकलते हैं आतंकवादी…वानी भी मुस्लिम यूनिवर्सिटी से निकला था, अगर भगवान ने मौका दिया तो पूरे देश के मदरसे बंद कर दूंगा’— Newsroom Post (@NewsroomPostCom) November 25, 2021
All terrorists research in madrasas: Uttar Pradesh MoS Raghuraj Singh
Blaming madarsas for producing terrorists, the UP minister asserted that these spiritual colleges promote Islamic extremism and militancy. Stressing that the madarsas basically present coaching to terrorists, he acknowledged that with a purpose to eradicate terrorism from the nation, all madarsas should be closed first. “We have to annihilate terrorism from the country. May God provide me with the opportunity to shut all the Madarsas operating across the country”, mentioned Raghuraj Singh.
According to Minister Raghuraj Singh, the variety of madarsas in Uttar Pradesh can also be steadily growing. The variety of Madarsas in Uttar Pradesh, which as soon as stood at 250 has now gone as much as 22,000, mentioned the minister, additional urging the Modi authorities to ban madarsas throughout the nation.
When additional requested to elaborate the premise on which he claimed that madarsas produce terrorists, the minister was fast to provide the instance of the slain Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Mannan Wani. He mentioned that Wani, who handed out from the Aligarh Muslim University, had studied in a madarsa in Jammu and Kashmir. In reality, all of the ISIS brokers are merchandise of some madarsa or the opposite, mentioned the UP minister.
Raghuraj Singh then went on to attract consideration to how radical Islamists in Kerala are exploiting ladies within the state. He insinuated that Kerala has turn into a hub for ISIS on the behest of the communist authorities within the state.
It is pertinent to say right here that many ‘Love Jihad’ circumstances, the place Hindu ladies are focused, transformed and later brainwashed into becoming a member of ISIS have been reported in Kerala. The variety of circumstances appears to be means greater at 92, however performing on the Supreme Courts order, the NIA is already scrutinising 32 love jihad circumstances. Most of those love jihad circumstances have a deep-rooted reference to ISIS.
Islamic terror module busted in Madarsas
Many experiences up to now have recommended that madarsas are extensively used for radicalization and recruitment actions by many terrorist outfits.
Last yr, NIA had arrested a madarsa instructor Abdul Momin Mondal for being part of the Al-Qaeda module that has been working in West Bengal and Kerala. NIA officers have recovered incriminating supplies together with digital gadgets, paperwork, jihadi literature, sharp weapons, country-made firearms, regionally fabricated physique armour, and literature on do-it-yourself explosives.
Following his arrest, the NIA had knowledgeable that this was the eleventh arrest that they’ve made since September 2020 after they apprehended 9 terrorists related to the module. 
In reality, in 2019 the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had additionally confirmed the inputs on terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) utilizing madrasas in Burdwan and Murshidabad in West Bengal for radicalization and recruitment actions. The terrorists had not solely been utilizing these areas as hideouts however have additionally carried out recruitments for the bordering areas. These recruitments are executed by means of madrasas and mosques. Their networks are particularly lively within the Murshidabad, Malda, and Nadia districts of West Bengal and components of Muslim-majority districts in Assam.