ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Madrasa Reform and the Indian State

Despite notable exceptions, madrasas in general remain unenthusiastic about government offers of help. The present BJP-led governmentâ??s professions of concern towards Muslim education are viewed with considerable suspicion. While most madrasas have developed innovative forms of Islamic education, madrasa reform to truly succeed, needs the willing consent and cooperation of the ulama. This, however, requires a climate of trust and confidence which, in turn, is related to the broader question of communal relations in India.

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