Supreme Court Plea Against Assam Abolition Act Converts State-Funded Madrasa into Government School
Plea was filed by Assam residents Md Imad Uddin Barbhuiya and 12 others.
The petition, filed through the proponent Adil Ahmed, states: , Cannot be allowed to give religious guidance. ”
The Assam Abolition Act of 2020 abolished the Assam Madrasa Education (Statement) Act of 1995 and the Assam Madrasa Education (Statement of Teacher Services and Reorganization of Educational Institutions) Act of 2018. It was approved by the Governor of Assam on January 27th. 2021.
The plea argued that the operation of the High Court’s decision issued on February 4, 2022 would abolish the petitioner Madrasas as Madrasas and would not be able to accept students from older courses this year.
The plea, coupled with the statutory approval of Madrasa education and the seized order issued by the Governor on February 2, 2021, alleged that the law would rob property, and was created in 1954 as “Assam.” Dissolved the State Madrasa Commission.
“It is an arbitrary exercise of both legislative and administrative powers, and a denial of the petitioner’s ability to continue as a madrassa to provide religious education in combination with religious education,” the petition added.