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UP govt accords permanent recognition to 2000 madrasas

Lucknow: UP government’s Madrasa Education Board has recognised about two thousand madrasas in the state. Giving this information, Board’s Registrar Muhammad Tariq said that along with the recognition of these old and new madrasas the process of filling up examination forms for the next year for the new academic year will start. The UP Madrasa Education Board has also accorded its approval for conducting examinations of higher classes. By doing this the Board, which functions under UP government, has disposed of about 2800 files which were pending for about six years. Of these 2800 files, maximum were regarding recognition of new madrasas. According to Board’s Registrar, list of new recognised madrasas will be available on Madrasa Education Board’s website. The Madrasa Education Boards hopes that for next year’s Board’s examinations the number of madrasa students appearing for this examination will appreciably increase.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 December 2016 on page no. 14

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