Graduation parties banned in Ingushetia for religious reasons

The Ministry of education of Ingushetia reported about the refusal to participate in the 2017 graduation balls for students. This is done in connection with what they have on the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

According to the Agency, quoted by RIA “Novosti”, “in connection with approach of may 26, the Holy month of Ramadan graduation balls will be held”.

Recall that in 2017, Ramadan falls in the period from 26 may to 25 June: these days, according to the rules of Islam, can not eat or drink until sunset.

In addition, the post assumes that a believer will be thanks to him, to curb his passions.

Last calls, according to the Ministry, schools to spend time: they will be held on may 24.

Note that the ban on graduations can be associated, in particular, in an attempt to save money families of students: for example, according to media reports, in neighbouring Ingushetia Chechnya fees to prom last year reached 50 thousand rubles.