ruler sher shah suri

In Delhi University (DU), the founder of Suri empire Sher Shah Suri has become a bone of contention between the right-wing teachers’ group—National Democratic Teachers’ Front (NDTF) --- and the department of History.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

In Delhi University, medieval ruler Sher Shah Suri in eye of storm

By Fareeha Iftikhar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 10:17 PM IST
The NDTF has been demanding that a chapter on Suri be included in the syllabus of BA (Hons) in History. However, officials in the history department said that the same teachers’ group had opposed the chapter on Suri after which it was removed from the syllabus in 2016.
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