Topic: Uttar Pradesh
Days after putting a ban on the sale, production, storage and distribution of food items with halal certification the Uttar Pradesh government issued yet another strange order to close all slaughterhouses and meat shops in the state on Saturday to commemorate the birth anniversary of Hindu spiritual leader Sadhu TL Vaswani.
Uttar Pradesh’s law against cow slaughter does not prohibit transportation of beef, the Allahabad High Court has said.
The Anti-Terrorist Squad of the Uttar Pradesh Police arrested four Muslim men including three former and one present student of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), alleging their connection to the Aligarh module of ISIS.
“5,000 madrasas in Uttar Pradesh (UP) have applied for the registration to get them recognized since 2016, and that remains pending, because it doesn’t get any response from the authorities. This also put the education of more than 7 lakh students at stake”, Dr Iftikhar Ahmad Javed, Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Madarsa Board Education (UPMBE) told Maktoob.
A 40-year-old Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district was brutally murdered and dismembered after allegedly being raped by caste Hindus.
The government of Uttar Pradesh has mandated the closure of all ‘unauthorized madrassas’ within the state, along with the imposition of a daily fine of Rs 10,000 for non-compliance.