With reference to the editorial Mainstreaming madrasas (July 16), reforms in the madrasa curriculum as proposed by the National Commission for Minority Education is a right step. Many seminaries have become factories that churn out imams who can do little more than conduct prayers. They are not equipped to provide guidance to their followers. Reforms will help bridge the gulf between radicalism and modernism.
Shariq Alavi, Lucknow
With reference to the editorial Getting up close and far too personal (July 14), tabulating pregnancies is not going to serve any purpose, other than wasting taxpayers’ money. It would be far better to interact with parents who opt for selective abortions and change their mindsets.
JS Gupta, Bhopal
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