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Religious extremism preached at three madrassas: Govt

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However, Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in Lok Sabha that there are no reports about madrassas in general, preaching religious extremism or helping terror outfits

During the investigations into the Bardhaman blast case, it has been disclosed that in three Madrassas controlled by illegal Bangladeshi migrants, religious extremism and indoctrination was being preached, the government on Tuesday said.

Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in Lok Sabha that there are no reports about madrassas in general, preaching religious extremism or helping terrorist organisations.

"However, during investigations into the Burdwan blast  case, it has been disclosed that in three madrassas controlled  by illegal Bangladeshi migrants, religious extremism and indoctrination was being preached," the Minister said in a written reply to a question by Dr. K Kamaraj of AIADMK.

 The Government has put in place the necessary mechanism to closely monitor the situation and has directed the "intelligence and security agencies to identify such institutions" engaged in religious extremism, especially along the international borders and keep a watch on their activities, a government release has said.

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