References to Babri Masjid, Gujarat riots, Hindutva dropped in textbooks

The changes have been made in the Political Science and Social Science textbooks of classes 11 and 12, among others.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 06, 2024 | 3:45 PMUpdatedApr 06, 2024 | 3:45 PM

NCERT textbook India Bharat

Dropping references to Babri Masjid demolition, killing of Muslims in Gujarat riots and Hindutva and tweaking the reference to Manipur’s merger with India are among latest revisions in NCERT school textbooks. Changes include reference to Article 370 abrogation, replacing “Azad Pakistan” with Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir and defining the Left as those who prefer “state regulation over free competition”.

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