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NCERT tweaks appear politically motivated

The giveaway in the story is the choice of chapters and passages selected for deletion. The only full chapter knocked out is on the Mughal period.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India December 15: Students reading books in government school at Moolkoti village in Shimla district with story, Shimla on Thursday, December 15 2016. HT File Photo
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 07:21 PM IST

250 academics, historians demand deletions in NCERT textbooks be withdrawn

The NCERT, in its new textbook editions for the current academic year for class 12 political science and history, has removed content about Mahatma Gandhi, his assassin, and the banning of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) following Gandhi’s assassination

Last year, the NCERT also removed chapters on Mughal Courts, the 2002 Gujarat Riots, the cold war, references to Mughal emperors, and Emergency (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 07:03 PM IST
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