A right-wing group has a bizarre list of recommendations for the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), which recently invited suggestions from the public for its review of school text books.
The RSS-affiliated Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, headed by Dina Nath Batra, who was also the former head of the education wing of the RSS, has sent five pages of recommendations, reported The Indian Express. The list reportedly includes references to Muslims killed in Gujarat riots, former PM Manmohan Singh's apology after the 1984 riots, poems by Mirza Ghalib and Pash, the writings of Tagore, among others.
Instead, the group wants students to learn about Hindu leaders like Shivaji, Maharana Pratap, and Subhash Chandra Bose, they told Express.
Read the full list of deletions he has suggested here.
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