References to Jawaharlal Nehru dropped in new Rajasthan school textbook, Congress cries foul

by Adrian J. Elliott | Friday, Mar 9, 2018 | 657 views

JAIPUR: In an arguable pass, references to the united states of america‘s first top Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his contributions have been dropped within the new social technology textbook for class eight in BJP-dominated Rajasthan.
Congress cried foul and accused the Vasundhara Raje government of touching a “new low” with the aid of the “shameless act” of omitting references to Nehru in the book while carrying out a revision of several textbooks.
Rajasthan p.c president Sachin Pilot stated the opposition party could launch an agitation towards the “planned” omission of Nehru’s name, pronouncing the RSS-BJP can tweak text books but can’t rewrite history.
The references to Nehru had been removed in chapters in the revised textbook so that it will be introduced from this instructional consultation for class VIII in faculties affiliated to Rajasthan Board of Secondary education (or Ajmer Board).
though the e-book isn’t available inside the market yet, the facts has been uploaded on the website of the Rajasthan state Textbook Board, which publishes the e-book for the state board.
Freedom movement chief Hemu Kalani‘s name has been blanketed inside the textbook.
while the names of Mahatma Gandhi, Veer Sawarkar, Bhagat Singh, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Subhas Chandra Bose are among the ones figured within the textbook, there may be no point out of Nehru both in the chapter Freedom movement or in India After Independence.
The revision of numerous textbooks has been finished below curriculum restructuring by means of the Udaipur-based totally state Institute of education studies and education (SIERT).

the sooner edition of the e-book titled ‘Social technological know-how for sophistication VIII’ also had a table on ‘primary Leaders of country wide motion’ that featured the names and briefs on contribution of Dadabhai Naoroji, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru and Subhas Chandra Bose.
In that precise field, the connection with Nehru said, “After becoming a barrister, he joined the national movement. He later became the president of Congress, leader of the meantime authorities and the primary top Minister of impartial India.”
That precise container, besides different references to Nehru inside the e-book, is also no longer there inside the new edition of the e book.
“The BJP government in Rajasthan is carrying out its schedule and touching a brand new low through omitting references to the freedom fighter and the first prime minister of India who had brilliant contribution inside the freedom struggle and in the foundation of unbiased India,” Rameshwar Dudi, leader of competition in Rajasthan assembly, said.


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aacha kiya nikal diya Nehru ka naam… Nehru me sirf aayaasi ki thi….
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“The RSS-BJP can tweak textual content books but can not rewrite records and sideline the contributions of stalwarts like Nehru,” Pilot informed PTI. He stated the elimination of any connection with the primary top Minister within the class VIII text e book displays “the petty mindedness and slender attitude of the RSS-BJP.”
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said, “that is a shameless act of the authorities of Rajasthan. The RSS couldn’t locate a place in the glorious records of India but now the BJP authorities is putting off the contribution of Nehru from records and people will teach them a lesson.”

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