The controversy across the Ganga Jamna School in the Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh is rising day by day. From forcing Hindu ladies to put on Hijab and punishing college students for not providing Namaz, to having prayers like ‘Lab Pe Aai Hai Dua..’ the college opened rows of controversy like a pandora field.
Most not too long ago, the chairperson of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Priyank Kanoongo shared photos of the brand of the college and other enterprises owned by the chairperson of the college. These photos are controversial as a result of, the image reveals a distorted map of the nation, the place the northern half is lacking.
Notably, amid rising controversy an FIR has been registered in opposition to the college administration beneath sections 295 (destructing place of worship) and 506 (felony intimidation) of the IPC with sections of the Juvenile Justice Act.
While sharing the images Kanoongo wrote, “In Damoh, Madhya Pradesh, the investigation is going on in the case of Hindu children wearing hijab and Islamic education and trying to convert, this is its logo, in which half of India has disappeared by tampering with the map of India. Has been done. Not only this, the same map is being used as a logo in all other business organizations of its owner. This type of tampering with the map of our sovereign nation India by the educational institution will not be tolerated at all. @NCPCR_ has taken it very seriously, and necessary instructions are being sent to the Madhya Pradesh government for FIR.”
Talking concerning the controversy with Organiser, Kanoongo mentioned, they obtained a criticism concerning the college throughout a bench which was arrange in the district to take heed to the youngsters and their grievances. The college students claimed that they have been pressured to comply with Islamic non secular practices and put on Hijab at college. Soon after receiving the criticism, they issued a discover to the District Magistrate who discarded the allegations saying, no such angle was tracked.
However, Organiser discovered movies and photos from the college premises the place minor ladies have been seen carrying hijabs even throughout sports activities actions. The movies of ladies in the Hijab reciting ‘Lab Pe Aai Hai Dua’ have been additionally recovered.
It is pertinent to say that following the NCPCR’s discover, the Chief Minister additionally took cognizance of the matter and the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education suspended the registration of the college.
Talking concerning the suspension, Kanoongo mentioned, “The board has only suspended the registration of the school and has not cancelled permanently. The basis of this cancellation is the compromised infrastructure and not the practices followed and forced by the administration. As soon as the administration of the school will meet the specified guidelines pertaining to the infrastructure, they will get the registration back, the commission is committed to making sure this does not happen,” he added.
He additional mentioned, the college because the identify suggests and the dad and mom claimed is an English medium non-public college, nevertheless, the primary language of the college is Urdu. Notably, Madhya Pradesh is a state with Hindi because the state language however this college is forcing college students to decide on Urdu as their language.
Kanoongo alleged that the district training officer (DEO) is clearly concerned with the college authorities. Notably, the DEO gave a clear chit to the college when requested to analyze the matter. Following his one-sided resolution a raged mob poured ink on him, as an emblem of protest. Following the rising protest, the DEO was suspended from his submit.
There are statements of the scholars from the college who claimed that they have been pressured to supply Namaz on Fridays, they have been pressured to supply Iqbal’s controversial poems and have been requested to put on Hijab. Talking about their statements Kanoongo mentioned, forcing minors to follow a faith other than theirs is a breach of Article 28(3) of the structure.
He added, this isn’t the primary case the place Hindu youngsters have been pressured to follow Islamic non secular practices, earlier than this college students have been illegally admitted to a Madarsa in the Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. In that matter additionally no motion was taken by the state training division, so solely suspensions is not going to work and that thorough investigation is predicted.
In Vidisha, 45 college students from the Gond tribe have been enrolled on the Madrasa in the town after the government instructor didn’t permit them to enter the category. A neighborhood activist highlighted the matter after which @NCPCR_ took quick motion. To date no strict motion has been taken in opposition to the perpetrators in the matter.
He added in the matter of the distorted map of the nation Kanoongo mentioned that his workplace is issuing discover to guide the culprits beneath the costs of sedition. About the funding he mentioned, the principle enterprise of the director Haji Idris is of transporting Bidi and pulses to center japanese international locations. Also, the NCPCR has issued a discover to the training division of the state relating to the illegal stocking of Bidi on the authorities college premises.
Talking with Organiser concerning the FIR registered in the matter, Kanoongo mentioned, the police division registered an FIR with nominal fees and so they have merely ignored the conversion, pressured Isalmic practices and the distorted map of the nation. The NCPCR will difficulty a discover in the matter so as to add the additional fees, he mentioned.
Moreover, the matter is getting larger daily. Organiser reported particulars of how two Hindus and a Jain instructor have been transformed to Islam post-appointment. However, these lecturers rushed to the district police claiming that the fee was deceptive the folks and so they have transformed as per their gained will.
Another girl who used Shrivastava as her surname grew to become, a Muslim upon marrying Sheikh Iqbal. Another girl grew to become Muslim upon marrying Toseef Khan. Their names as listed in the instructor’s sheet confirmed, one of them belong to the Jain neighborhood and had grow to be a Muslim after marrying Sabir Ali.
Notably, the college, Ganga–Jamna Higher Secondary School is an English medium non-public establishment positioned in ward quantity–4 of the Futera space in Damoh district. The posters in circulation had names of meritorious college students of the college, each ladies and boys. Out of 18 talked about college students, three have been boys and the remainder have been ladies. Out of 15 ladies, 4 have been from Hindu and Jain communities. Shockingly, all these ladies have been seen carrying Hijab (a shawl protecting their hair).
The controversy has drawn consideration from in every single place Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra, the state Bharatiya Janata Party head VD Sharma, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and lots of dignitaries.