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    Assam Govt To Shut Down State-Run Madrasas And Sanskrit Tols

    The Madrasas and Sanskrit tols of the state will be converted to high schools and higher secondary schools: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on February 12th, 2020, said that the government has decided to shut down all the state-run Madrasas and Sanskrit tols of the state.

    Speaking to the media persons, the minister said, “We have decided to shut down the Madrasas and Sanskrit tols of the state because we don’t want the government institutions to provide religious education.”

    He further said that the Madrasas and Sanskrit tols of the state will be converted to high schools and higher secondary schools with 4-5 months.

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