Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday stopped grants to 46 aided madrassas after irregularities were reported in their functioning. The Yogi Adityanath government zeroed in on 46 madrassas after around two-month-long physical verification of almost 560 aided Islamic schools in UP.
The grant to the 46 defaulter madrassas has been stopped from April 2017. The Congress, meanwhile, accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of not respecting any religion.
The madrassas whose grant has been stopped by the government are from Kanpur, Kushinagar, Kannauj, Mau, Azamgarh, Maharajganj, Siddhartha Nagar, Mahoba, Shravasti, Banaras, Faizabad, Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Barabanki, Sant Kabirnagar, Jhansi districts.