Minister rejects allegations references to Nehru removed from textbooks
Do now not favour politics in education, says Rajasthan’s education Minister
in advance, Congress led a protest against the Vasundhara Raje government
Rejecting allegations approximately the elimination of references to India’s first high Minister Jawaharlal Nehru from a category VII textbook in Rajasthan, the state faculty training minister Vasudev Devnani stated that the revised syllabus has Mr Nehru’s name at 15 locations in distinctive textbooks.
“The government has no longer ignored Jawaharlal Nehru’s call from textbooks. His call is there at 15 places in the revised books. The references to Mr Nehru are available in textbooks of sophistication 7 (Hindi), elegance nine (Social technological know-how) and class eleven (international records),” Mr Devnani said He stated Mr Nehru’s function within the freedom movement, introducing Panchayati Raj device, and the non-aligned motion had been given area in the revised textbooks.
“The country government does now not favour politics in schooling. Syllabus from magnificence 1 to eight is ready with the aid of the country Institute of training studies and schooling (SIERT) and the Board of Secondary education prepares the syllabus for classes 9 to 12.
Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot addressing a protest rally against the removal of Jawaharlal Nehru’s references from a school textual content books. (PTI image)
He also stated if two or 3 chapters on Jawaharlal Nehru have been not blanketed within the syllabus, they might be added in the textbook in supplementary shape.
earlier in the Day, opposing the circulate to miss references to Mr Nehru from the textbook, the country unit of Congress held an illustration in Jaipur with percent chief Sachin Pilot saying that it pondered the “mental financial disaster” of the Vasundhara Raje government.