Assam madrassas

Guwahati, Sep 06: All madrassas in Assam will soon need to add their locations, names and addresses of teachers, and different information, on an internet portal designed to display them and save you them from being misused for “jihadi” activities.

The State’s Director General of Police (DGP), Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, stated a choice to give you a portal for keeping a database of an envisioned 1,000 madrassas in Assam changed into taken after an assembly with a few Muslim MLAs and the representatives of 4 Islamic corporations on September 4.

Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta shared a glimpse of the meeting and highlighted the main concerns in a series of tweets. He said that “Here, I highlighted our main concerns – the recent arrests of members of Jihadi outfits from some madrasas of Assam. We want the vulnerable part of the society like the Muslim population of char areas & such, to resist the anti-India forces & stop their infiltration thru Madrasas. To do that, we want a set of rules to be followed by each madrasa in Assam. The nodal bodies under which these madrasas are being run also must ensure adherence to these rules in each madrasas. Each madrassa has to be registered in an online portal soon to be activated.”

These corporations — Assam State Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, All Assam Tanzim Madaris Qaumia, Jamiat-e-Ahle Hadith, and Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat — run a majority of the madrassas withinside the State.

Mahanta stated they want to display the madrassas changed into felt after a few madrassas had been determined to have been related to terror organizations al-Qaeda withinside the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT). Three such madrassas in Morigaon and Bongaigaon districts had been demolished in August.

“We need to create a grasp listing of all of the madrassas being run in Assam. Many of them are unregistered and unauthorized. Our goal is to save you anti-India, jihadi factors from making use of the madrassas for his or her nefarious fundamentalist purposes,” the DGP stated.

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The Assam government transformed a few 800 State-run madrassas into everyday colleges a year ago. This did now no longer have an effect on a few 1,000 personal madrassas, of which 739 are registered.

The policies accompanied via way of means of the madrassas vary. The corporations strolling them had been requested to add the policies of every madrassa online, except finer information inclusive of the earnings paid to every trainer and the wide variety of students.

Mahanta justified the flow to hold tabs at the madrassas. “Our goal is to prevent global conspiracies via way of means of al-Qaeda and rogue corporations inclusive of [Pakistan’s] ISI to show Assam into their jihadi playground,” he stated.

He mentioned the assistance from the 4 Islamic corporations that run the madrassas. “It might have been not possible to bust the AQIS and ABT modules in Assam without their cooperation,” he stated.

Maulana Abdul Qadir, secretary of Tanzim Council, stated people related to a few madrassas and mosques are involved in anti-national activities. “We have come ahead to assist the Assam Police to remove this trouble from the State,” he stated, including that approximately 40% of the State’s populace is worried about such activities.

He additionally stated that Islamic corporations might behavior a survey throughout Assam within the next six months to remove people carrying out treasonous sports withinside the call of religion.