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Congress corners BJP after Yogi Govt stops grant to 46 madrassas

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

A day after barred 46 madrassas to get grant, the Party accused (BJP) of not respecting any religion.

Speaking to ANI, leader said that the saffron part does not respect any religion.

"The basic difference between our and BJP's ideology is that the party respects every religion but and its leadership do not support this," Azad told ANI.

The Yogi on Wednesday stopped grants to 46 madrasas across after irregularities were reported in their functioning.

The grant to the 46 defaulter madrasas has been stopped from April 2017.

The madrasas whose grant has been stopped by the are from Kanpur, Kushinagar, Kannauj, Mau, Azamgarh, Maharajganj, Siddhartha Nagar, Mahoba, Shravasti, Banaras, Faizabad, Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Barabanki, Sant Kobirnagar, Jhansi districts.

At present, 560 madrassas are given grants by the state government across

A joint committee of District Magistrate, District Inspector of Schools and District Minority Welfare Officers was investigating the matter.

Following a detailed two months investigation the government barred the 46 madrassas to get government grant.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 07:57 IST