Aligarh Muslim University

ALIGARH : After the Allahabad University decided to introduce courses in Hindu astrology and rituals, now the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will include ‘Sanatan Dharma’, along with other religions, in its curriculum from the next academic session.

The AMU is going to start a post-graduate course in comparative religion also.

The university, so far, had been offering courses only in Islamic studies.

AMU spokesperson M. Shafey Kidwai said on Thursday: “Chairperson of the Islamic Studies department has moved a proposal to start a course on comparative studies will be offered from the next session. Religious texts of Sanatan Dharma and other faiths will be taught along with Islamic studies.”

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