Question about Prohet Mohammed creates ripples

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Ranchi, May 1: Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda today directed Ranchi University (RU) Vice Chancellor (VC) A A Khan to inquire into the question paper scandal, involving a question about Prophet Mohammed.

A History question paper set for the second year post graduation examination held here yesterday triggered controversy, in which the question-setters allegeldy asked about the career of Prophet Mohammed.

The Chief Minister summoned the VC and inquired about the matter.

Later, talking to newspersons at his official residence, Mr Koda said he would talk to the university authorities and urge them to initiate action against the question paper setters.

He expressed concern over the issue, saying such an act could hurt the sentiments of a community and affect communal harmony.

Meanwhile, the RU administration cancelled the History examination and set up a committee to inquire into the matter.

Various Muslim organisations also condemned the incident and demanded immediate action against the culprit.


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