K'taka: Religious subjects for school children

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Bangalore, Oct 10: Karnataka Wakf Minister Mumtaz Ali Khan on Friday, Oct 10 said the State Government, to give a boost to inter-religious harmony, was planning to introduce the subject at school level.

Mr Khan told reporters the subject will be introduced from the standard I to VII to mould the children in new socio-religious thinking with teachings taken from all religions.

''Promotion of inter-faith is very much needed in the present context and that is the only answer to fundamental elements,'' he said.

The Minister added the government is also thinking of setting up of communal harmony training centre at Hukkeri in Belgaum District.


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