Apart from religious education, modern education is also important: MP CM

ANI | Updated: Sep 22, 2017 23:56 IST

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 22 (ANI): On the Foundation Day celebrations at the Madhya Pradesh Madrasa Board, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday stated that apart from religious education, the present times require modern education too.

While speaking at the event, Chouhan said, "State Government never differentiated on religious lines while chalking out welfare measures. A part from religious education, the present times require modern education as well".

Chouhan announced that his government will double the grant given to Madrasa Board. He also felicitated Madrasa and students for their outstanding performance on the occasion.

Later, he also released a souveneir containing the remarkable progress of Madrasa Board.

Meanwhile, School Education Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah lauded the progress in imparting modern education in Madrasa board. He said that the tricolour would be hoisted in Madrasa also like in other schools of the state every day so that this practice would inculcate patriotism among the students. (ANI)

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