on Aug 15
Bhopal, Aug 10 (PTI) The Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board
(MPMB) has asked 2,700 madarsas affiliated to it to organise
"Paigam-e-Mohabbat" (message of love) processions on
"Madarsas have been asked to take out these
processions in 50 out of 51 districts on Independence Day,"
board chairman Syed Imad Uddin said.
The initiative is aimed at encouraging interfaith
mingling, he said.
He has issued a directive that madarsas should hoist
the national flag and merge the Paigam-e-Mohabbat event with
Tiranga (the tri-colour) rallies taken out by various
organisations on August 15, he said.
respective places should take out their own Paigam-e-Mohabbat
procession, he said.
In Bhopal, the processions would be called
"Paigam-e-Aman" (message of peace) as another organisation has
named its rally `Paigam-e-Mohabbhat', he said.
Madarsas have also been asked to hold cultural
programmes that day and send videos of the events which MPMB
will upload on its website, he said.
Such functions are being organised by madarsas
affiliated to the board for the past three years, he pointed
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