11-28-2014, 02:58 PM
Wednesday rejected the idea of changing government on textbooks, especially history. Ministry of HRD informed the Lok Sabha that there is no proposal to study the history textbooks to take "corrective action."
Ministry said "Aryan culture and Vedic period is sufficiently reflected in the curriculum and textbooks taught in schools affiliated to the CBSE" quoted in a national newspaper.
Upendra Kushwaha, Prime Minister of HRD, in a written reply said, "kind of history textbooks published which, in Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 VI reflects united culture and Vedic period satisfying age group." He also said that CBSE offers elective course called "knowledge traditions and practices in India" from 2012-13 in classes XI-XII, as quoted by national newspaper. Kushwaha said that the course is based on intellectual achievements. Indian intellectuals of thought that exists in various fields of studies in ancient Indian texts from the Vedas and Upanishads to a variety of written sources, philosophical, scientific, technical and artistic.
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