“Our population is 75% so rules should be according to us”: Muslims in Garhwa, Jharkhand
The Muslim community in Jharkhand’s Garhwa has pressurized a school and gave communal color to the prayer which has been going on in schools for years, reports Dainik Jagran. Members of the Muslim community got a school prayer, that has been offered for years, changed. They said that since the Muslim community forms 75% of the population, the prayer should be ‘as per them’.
The Muslim community has also stopped other students from folding hands during the prayers. The school administration has succumbed to the pressure and changed the prayer.
The principal of the school Yugesh Ram was pressurized saying that the population of Muslim society at the local level is 75 percent, So the rules also have to be made according to us, and hence the school prayer will also be according to us. The report further states that on request of the school principal Yugesh Ram, the head of village Sharif Ansari asked the Muslim youth to not create a ruckus on school premises. But the people from the Muslim community did not agree.
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