It’s a language traditionally associated with sacred Hindu texts. But about 100 Muslim girls in two Jharkhand schools have shattered the stereotype about Sanskrit, choosing the classical language over Urdu and Persian, saying it is much easier to learn and score good marks in.
A Muslim non-profit handed out scholarships to 400 graduates, including Hindu students.
Kids of all faiths sing Hanuman Chalisa, learn about Ramzan & Navratri and the cultural diversity of India and its many religions.
Children attend a madrasa where Quran, Mahabharata and Ramayana are taught with Hindi and Urdu.