Kerala govt to bring deleted content on Gandhi, Nehru back to school textbooks
“After Onam break (September) when classes resume, the new textbooks will be distributed in the schools," said education minister V. Sivankutty
State Education Minister V. Sivankutty on Saturday, August 12, said the Kerala government has taken steps to include contents with regards to Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru that was deleted from the school textbooks.
“After Onam break (September) when classes resume, the new textbooks will be distributed in the schools. It’s necessary that students should learn the history, economics and science of ours in the right perspective,” said Sivankutty.
The Centre had deleted all such contents and the Pinarayi Vijayan government had earlier promised that students will be taught India in its true spirit.
Meanwhile, there are reports that even the Gujarat riots have also found a place in the history textbook.