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Ranchi: The state’s proposal to set up a Sanskrit University was complied with by the Centre today. The University is planned to be established in the Deoghar district of Jharkhand.

An official release said that the approval aroused during a successful meeting held in New Delhi between Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

Raghubar Das, an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party who has served as the member of the legislative assembly for five times, was sworn in as the 6th chief minister of Jharkhand state in December 2014.

The release further said that the Ministry also assured to help improve the education level in the state. The meeting also witnessed Neera Yadav, the Jharkhand education minister, present there.

Formerly a part of Bihar, Jharkhand is the 28th state of India since the year 2000. Apart from being a hub of industrial activities; the state boasts itself of being an education destination too, attracting students from across the country to get admissions in their programs from a plethora of disciplines.

However, Jharkhand has an inadequate educational infrastructure with the increase in population aggravating the situation. It has been noted that the Government has been unable to provide books since 2001 in this ‘Naxalite-Maoist’ hit state. (Inputs from Agencies)

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BJP President Amit Shah States The Importance of Having Citizenship Bill

Asking opposition parties not to create obstacles in the construction of Ram temple, he told them to clear their stand on the issue

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BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was “very necessary” and added that the government was working on building a consensus with stakeholders in the northeast.

Addressing the media here, Amit Shah also said that the government had brought the bill after much thought and Home Minister Rajnath Singh was holding consultations with various people to address the opposition to the issue.

“There are two sides of a coin. There are decisions that some like and some don’t… The fate of huge number of refugees can’t be kept hanging in the balance and we are firm on it,” he said.

Asked what would be the BJP’s stand if suggestions come to withdraw the Bill as it has created unrest in the entire northeast, Amit Shah said: “Home Minister is holding discussions with political parties. Discussion with some parties have already taken place. If consensus emerges, we will definitely move ahead but the Citizenship Bill is highly necessary for the country.”

The Bill seeks to grant Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who entered India before December 31, 2014.

Amit Shah
BJP President Amit Shah.

Political parties and civic groups in the northeast say if this is implemented, “outsiders” will overwhelm the local population.

The BJP President was also committed to build a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.

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“The BJP wants the Ram Temple should be built at the same place in Ayodhya where Lord Ram was born. Our stand is clear. There is no confusion.”

Asking opposition parties not to create obstacles in the construction of Ram temple, he told them to clear their stand on the issue. (IANS)