With a room to pray, madrasa fosters inter-faith dialogue

The Hindu reports:
The Chacha Nehru Madarsa in Aligarh under the Al Noor Charitable Trust has decided to build a temple and mosque inside its premises to foster religious tolerance while ensuring a safe space for students to pray. After the announcement on Saturday evoked a sharp response from both Hindu and Muslim groups, Salma Ansari, wife of former Vice-President Hamid Ansari, who runs the institution, on Sunday, allowed media a glimpse of the prayer room where one section was devoted to idols of Hindu gods while in the other arrangements were made for recitation of the holy Quran.
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