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Assam to stop Friday holidays for govt-run madrassas

Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said there is no law in India that recognises Friday as a holiday

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Government-run madrassas in Assam will not be allowed to keep their institutions closed on Fridays and during the month of Ramzan as it is against government rules, state Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. However, the madrassas in the state will be allowed one-hour break on Friday for prayers. The minister said there is no law in India which recognises Friday as a holiday. Making it clear that there cannot be two holidays in a week for madrassas, the minister said that as the teachers get salary for working on Fridays from the government, they cannot, on ...

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Assam to stop Friday holidays for govt-run madrassas

Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said there is no law in India that recognises Friday as a holiday

Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said there is no law in India that recognises Friday as a holiday Government-run madrassas in Assam will not be allowed to keep their institutions closed on Fridays and during the month of Ramzan as it is against government rules, state Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. However, the madrassas in the state will be allowed one-hour break on Friday for prayers. The minister said there is no law in India which recognises Friday as a holiday. Making it clear that there cannot be two holidays in a week for madrassas, the minister said that as the teachers get salary for working on Fridays from the government, they cannot, on ... image
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Assam to stop Friday holidays for govt-run madrassas

Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said there is no law in India that recognises Friday as a holiday

Government-run madrassas in Assam will not be allowed to keep their institutions closed on Fridays and during the month of Ramzan as it is against government rules, state Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. However, the madrassas in the state will be allowed one-hour break on Friday for prayers. The minister said there is no law in India which recognises Friday as a holiday. Making it clear that there cannot be two holidays in a week for madrassas, the minister said that as the teachers get salary for working on Fridays from the government, they cannot, on ...

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