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Single National Curriculum in Pakistan

EDM (Early Day Motion) 252: tabled on 28 June 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is concerned with the proposed contents of the Single National Curriculum in Pakistan; notes the increase in content of Islamic education in subjects like Urdu and English in the primary school books; further notes that students from various minorities will be forced to learn about Islam involuntarily, against the provisions of Article 22 of Pakistan’s Constitution; and is apprehensive that in order to meet the demand for primary school children to recite the religious knowledge by heart, increasing numbers of graduates of madrasas will be employed in schools, thus affecting the ambience of each school.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.