Muslim girls’ enrolment surges while average slumps

At a time when the national average for primary school enrolments is either stagnating or declining across states, there is an all-time rise in Muslim enrolments, especially of Muslim girls. According to the National University of Education Planning and Administration estimates, 33% of the enrolment in classes I to VII is Muslim girls’ and there has been an over-all increase of 31% from the previous academic session.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 October 2012 on page no. 6

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