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ma·dra·sa

or ma·dra·sah also ma·dras·sah  (mə-drä′sə)
n. Islam
1. An institution for the study of Islamic theology and religious law.
2. The buildings and grounds of such an institution, typically attached to a mosque.

[Arabic, school, from darasa, to study; see drš in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.madrasa - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistanmadrasa - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"
religious school - a school run by a religious body
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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The Madrasa Regulation Bill is one of the major components of the National Action Plan, and ever since the Centre has devised the action plan, the seminar-ies act has gone through many revisions, but it is yet to see the light of day.
Official sources said, under the National Action Plan the registration process of none-registered Madrasa is underway and step precede fast after the current targeted killing and other incidents occurred specially in provincial capital.
He said that only that change in madrasa could succeed which was routed from within the Madaris, said a press release here.
The al Madrasatul Falan in Likoni, which had been registered as a madrasa and a rehabilitation center, was also shut down.
Summary: Madrasa and mainstream students attended the four-day National Youth Carnival 2017
Meanwhile, Kashmir High Court Bar Association in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the demolition of the madrasa and desecration of religious books at Gool Gujral by the JDA.
is preparing to introduce NCERT books in nearly 19,000 madrasas (schools that teach children the sacred religion of Islam) across the state falling under the UP Madrasa Board.
Mapping the Madrasa Mindset: Political Attitudes of Pakistani Madaris".
As a result, the madrasa, to some extent, fell prey to marginalization, fundamentalism, and a sense of deprivation and its education could not maintain its cherished traditions.
Many of these achievements can be credited to the recent rise and reform of madrasa education.
Regulated by madrasa boards established on sectarian basis, these madrasas promote sectarianism both by default and by design.
But Hussein said: "I think no madrasa of known affiliation with an extremist outfit has been closed in Sindh or KP.