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Najma Heptulla hails Centre's decision to give scholarships to 5 cr minority students

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and Governor of Heptulla on Wednesday lauded the BJP-led for its decision to provide scholarships to 5 crore students belonging to the minority communities in the next five years saying "such moves will increase the faith of minorities on this government."

Heptulla also hailed the government for initiating significant steps towards modernization of in Madrassas.

"I congratulate the government for taking such steps. When I was the minister, I also started skill development programs in Madrasas. This is good that the government will impart formal in Madrasas. This will help children coming out of Madrassa to do well in the future," she said.

The statement from Heptualla came after Union for Minority Affairs on Tuesday announced "Madrasas are in large number across the country. They will be connected with the formal and mainstream education so that those children studying there can also contribute in the development of the society.

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 10:56 IST