Tag: madrassa students

  • Muslim cleric remembers how Vajpayee helped settle mosque dispute

    Muslim cleric remembers how Vajpayee helped settle mosque dispute

    By Sidhartha Dutta, New Delhi : As Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s funeral procession wound its way through Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, a man wearing a skull cap and sporting a flowing beard, led a group of madrassa students chanting in praise of the departed leader as a mark of gratitude for the former Prime Minister who…

  • Nitish announces scholarships for madrassa students

    Nitish announces scholarships for madrassa students

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced scholarships for students of government-affiliated madrassas. He also pledged to appoint Urdu teachers in all high schools. “Students of government-affiliated madrassas will be provided scholarships,” Nitish Kumar said at a function here to mark Urdu Day. He said the government would strengthen madrassa infrastructure in…