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The principal of a government school in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district was suspended after protests by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal (BD) workers, who alleged that the students were made to recite ‘Mere Allah burai se bachana mujhko’ (Save us from sins God) which they termed an ‘Islamic’ prayer recited at the ‘madarasas’ (Islamic schools).

A case was also registered by the police against the Principal Nahid Siddique and a contractual teacher Bajaruddin charging them with hurting the religious sentiments and disturbing peace, according to the police sources here.

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