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UP orders action against unrecognised madrasas ‘as per law’

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The Uttar Pradesh government has directed officials to take action against unrecognised madrasas ‘as per law,’ IANS reported.

According to a survey report submitted to the state government by District Magistrates, there are about 8,441 madrasas across the state that do not have recognition.

State minister for minority welfare, Muslim Waqf and Haj, Dharampal Singh, said he had directed department officials to upload a list of all unrecognised madrasas on the department portal and the MELA app so that parents should get correct information regarding any particular madrasa and they do not end up sending their children to the wrong institutes where they can be misled, IANS quoted minster as saying.

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The minister said that during the survey, 8,441 unrecognised madrasas were identified in which about 7,64,164 students, both girls and boys, were enrolled.

“These children are the future of our country and to ensure that they are aligned with mainstream society, it is necessary that they be given access to modern education,” he said, adding that the department had also been able to identify the means of funding for the unrecognised madrasas and in most cases, donations and zakat were the main sources of funding.

Singh directed officials to take action in order to provide education as per the new education laws to children from the minority community.

He said that action as per law should be taken against unrecognised madrasas and a presentation must be prepared to give a clear picture about all the unrecognised madrasas that had been identified till now.

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This would be presented before Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the coming days.

The survey on madrasas was started in all districts on September 10 on the orders of the state government.

The government has maintained that the survey will only be used to improve the level of education in the madrasas.The highest number of unrecognised madrasas were found in Moradabad district.

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Man in jail for 7 years, the woman he was accused of killing found alive, living with husband and children

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A minor woman in Aligarh was reported missing after she visited a Temple in 2015. Days after the incident, a dead body was found and a person named Vishnu was accused of killing the girl.

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Vishnu has been in a jail in Aligarh since 2015 and according to reports, the girl he was accused of killing has found be alive recently.

The girl according to reports is married and was found to be living with her husband and two children. After Vishnu’s family raised the issue and demanded his release from jail the police re-ordered a probe. The girl has now been taken into custody.

On February 17 2015, a 17 year old girl’s father filed a police complaint in Aligarh stating that his daughter has been missing ever since she visited a local Temple. A FIR was lodged under Sections 363 and 366 of the Indian Penal Code. In March 2015 the police found a dead body of an unknown girl. The family of the girl identified the body saying that it was of their daughter. They also named Vishnu from their village, Dhanthauli and accused him of kidnapping her. They also alleged that she was last seen with him. Following this Vishnu was arrested and cases against him under Sections 302 and 201 of the IPC were filed.

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Khalid Khan the sub-inspector investigated the case and a chargesheet was filed in December 2015. Vishnu was granted bail in 2017 after spending nearly two years in jail. Vishnu was however sent back to jail after the girl’s family requested the court to do so.

Meanwhile Vishnu’s mother tried to gather some evidence to prove her son’s innocence. After a lot of searching, she got to know that the missing girl is alive and is living in Agra. After confirming her identity, Vishnu’s mother sought help from some Hindu activists in Aligarh and then approached the SSP Kalanidhi Naithani. The police ordered immediate action and the girl has now been arrested from the Hathras gate area. Now the POSCO court has ordered her DNA test. Vishnu’s mother has now alleged that the girl’s family is seeking a compromise.

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Man murders cousin over land dispute, his friends take selfie with severed head

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Another case of gruesome murder has come to fore where a 20-year-old tribal man beheaded his 24-year-old cousin over a land dispute and the his friends took a selfie with the severed head in Jharkhand’s Khunti district in Murhu area, news agency PTI reported.

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Six people, including the prime accused and his wife, were arrested on Sunday based on an FIR lodged by the deceased’s father Dasai Munda on December 2. In the FIR, the 55-year-old said his son Kanu Munda was alone at home on December 1 as others had gone to the paddy fields for work. On returning home in the evening, villagers told the complainant that his nephew Sagar Munda and his friends have abducted his son. After failed attempts to trace Kanu, his father lodged the FIR the next day.

A police team headed by Khunti Sub-divisional Police Officer Amit Kumar was formed to apprehend the accused.

Following the arrest of the accused, the torso was found in Kumang Gopla forest and the head 15 km away at Dulwa Tungri area, Murhu police station officer-in-charge Chudamani Tudu said.

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The officer said that the accused persons had taken selfie with the severed head.

Five mobile phones, including that of the deceased, two blood-stained sharp weapons, an axe and an SUV were seized, Tudu said.

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A long-standing feud between the families of the deceased and the accused over a piece of land is stated to be the reason behind the beheading, the officer added. (With PTI inputs)

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Rohini Acharya donates kidney to her father Lalu Yada, transplant successful

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RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s kidney transplant was conducted successfully on Monday at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, media reported.

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This operation went on for 1 hour. His daughter Rohini Acharya has donated a kidney to Lalu. Rohini was operated on before Lalu and currently, both are in the ICU.

Before the operation, Rohini tweeted a photo with Lalu which she captioned, “Ready to rock and roll. This is enough for me, your well being is my life.”

The process of kidney transplant of the RJD supremo started on 3 December. The blood group of both Rohini and Lalu is AB-positive.

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