Assam Governor gives assent to bill to convert Madrassas to general schools


GUWAHATI: Assam governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi gave assent to ‘The Assam Repealing Act 2020’ which converts all the government-run Madrassas into general education institutes.

Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma termed this step as historic and progressive.

“Historic & Progressive! Glad that The Assam Repealing Act 2020 has recieved the assent of Hon Governor & has come into effect. Madrassa Edu Provincialisation Act, 1995 and Assam Madrassa Education Act, 2018 stand repealed. All govt Madrassas will run as general education inst,” Dr. Sarma stated in a tweet.