Rajasthan Moves To Strike Out BJP Influence On School Syllabus

  The new government in Rajasthan had its first cabinet meeting today where revision of certain textbooks and syllabus was discussed among other issues. The government will try to undo what the “saffronisation of education”, the education minister said. Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara told NDTV, “A committee of historians and educationists will review changes in the syllabus created by the BJP where references to several prominent personalities were done away with in textbooks for Rajasthan.” In 2016, when Jawaharlal Nehru’s name was dropped from state board’s Class 8 textbooks,…

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