MP: Madrasas in Ujjain refuse mid-day meals from ‘Hindu’ organisations

Ujjain: Over 30 madrasas in Ujjain have refused to accept the food that comes as mid-day meals for the students, alleging it was an attempt to defile their faith. The providers of mid-day meals used to be the Iskcon Temple since 2010, which catered to schools in the city.
Administration of the madrasas, however, refused to accept food from Iskcon any longer. Parents of Muslim students believe the trust used to offer the food to Hindu gods before sending them to schools.
When the tender of Iskcon ended in July 2016, suppliers BRK Foods and Ma Parvati Foods were roped in for the purpose, but madrasas have declined to accept food from them either. BRK supplies mid-day meals to 315 schools, out of which 56 madrasas have turned their offer down.

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MP: Madrasas in Ujjain refuse mid-day meals from ‘Hindu’ organisations

Ujjain: Over 30 madrasas in Ujjain have refused to accept the food that comes as mid-day meals for the students, alleging it was an attempt to defile their faith. The providers of mid-day meals used to be the Iskcon Temple since 2010, which catered to schools in the city.
Administration of the madrasas, however, refused to accept food from Iskcon any longer. Parents of Muslim students believe the trust used to offer the food to Hindu gods before sending them to schools.
When the tender of Iskcon ended in July 2016, suppliers BRK Foods and Ma Parvati Foods were roped in for the purpose, but madrasas have declined to accept food from them either. BRK supplies mid-day meals to 315 schools, out of which 56 madrasas have turned their offer down.

UP BJP fails to collect 40,000 Dalits, Amit Shah’s rally cancelled

Agra: The Uttar Pradesh BJP has failed to achieve the target for gathering a crowd of 40,000 Dalits for the much-touted rally of party’s national president Amit Shah in Agra on Sunday, forcing the party to cancel the event.
According to reports however, local BJP leaders claimed that the…