Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), 2nd August 2022: The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to take action against madrasas operating illegally. Such madrasas are now going to be closed down.

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Spirituality of MP, Usha Thakur has said that the madrasas which are not fit according to the rules, will be closed.

Minister Usha Thakur said, “The State Government has got such information that there are many such madrasas in the state which are running only on paper. Along with this, there are also some in which operations are being done by putting tables and boards in one room.”

He added, “The unrecognized and fake madrasas on paper will be closed down and action will be taken against those found guilty.”

According to reports, there are more than 7,700 registered madrassas in the state, but after the inspection done by the Children’s Commission, dozens of madrassas were not operating as per the rules. The number of madrasas under the Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board is in the thousands and along with this, there is also a provision of getting grant money to teachers in madrasas by the government based on appointment.