The apex body dealing with children’s rights also asked the state chief secretary on January 15 to restrict access to such material until it is removed.
The commission said the action has been taken on the basis of a complaint alleging that the website lists fatwas, which are against the provisions provided as per the law of the land.
In a letter to the Chief Secretary, the Commission has said, “Taking cognizance of the complaint under Section 13(1) (j) of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, after checking the complaint and website, it has been found that The explanations and answers given in response to the issues are not in conformity with the laws and Acts of the country.
It states that such statements are contrary to the rights of children and open access to the website is harmful to them.
“It is therefore requested that the website of this organization be thoroughly examined, any such material may be removed immediately,” the letter said.
“Access to the website shall be restricted until such material is removed to avoid the spread and repetition of unlawful statements and to prevent incidents of violence, abuse, neglect, harassment, discrimination against children,” it said. could.
The commission has also asked the state government to take necessary action against the institute for allegedly violating the provisions of the Constitution of India, the Indian Penal Code, the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 and the Right to Education Act, 2009.
NCPCR has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit an action taken report within 10 days.
Students Islamic Organization targeted the Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Meanwhile, the Students Islamic Organization of India (SIO) on Sunday targeted the NCPCR for demanding action against Darul Uloom Deoband.
The SIO termed it as yet another attempt to target the madrassa and its education through select fatwas.
The SIO said that the fatwa is the personal view of some religious scholars and the followers of the religion are not bound to accept it.
SIO’s national secretary Fawaz Shaheen said in a statement, “Fatwas are only the personal views of religious scholars with respect to various issues related to personal and social life.” The fact is also that scholars sometimes have different views on a particular issue and have no legal obligation. People are free to take their own decisions according to religion.
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