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Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools

An Indian state ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party on Wednesday passed a law abolishing all Islamic schools, saying they provided substandard education.

Opposition politicians criticized the move and said it reflected the government’s anti-Muslim attitude in the Hindu-majority country….

Opposition politicians said the move was an attack on Muslims. “The idea is to wipe out Muslims,” said Wajed Ali Choudhury, a lawmaker from the opposition Congress party….