Politics banned in Qawmi madrasas

Staff Correspondent

26 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The politics of students and teachers of all Qawmi madrasas has been banned in the wake of violent activities of Hefazat-e-Islam in different parts of the country following the visit of the Indian Prime Minister in Bangladesh.

 Al-Haiatul Ulya Lil-Jamiatil Qawmia Bangladesh, the coordinating authority six qawmi madrasah education boards, came up with the decision at a meeting of its standing committee held at Jamia Islamia Darul Uloom Madania in Jatrabari with the board chairman Mahmudul Hasan in the chair, said a press release.

The meeting took several decisions to keep the students and teachers of qawmi madrasas free from all forms of conventional political activities.

Al-Haiatul Ulya Lil-Jamiatil Qawmia Bangladesh also decided to form a three-member committee to meet the home minister to inform about their decisions.

 The Al-Haiatul Ulya Lil-Jamiatil Qawmia Bangladesh will take decisions on all issues related to Qawmi Madrasah.

Any board, organization or individual shall not take any decision or initiative regarding the Qawmi Madrasa separately without the consent of the board.

A 15 member body will be formed to implement the decisions of Al-Haiatul Ulya and supervise all matters related to the qawmi madrasah.

They also urged the government to release the ‘innocent’ students and teachers of the qawmia madrasah who were  

arrested recently considering the month of Ramadan.

The board also requested to allow them to reopen Hefza and Maktab sections of madrasahs in Ramadan and running educational activities in madrasahs after Ramadan following health guidelines.