NCERT Panel Wants ‘Bharat’ to Replace ‘India’ in School Texts; Authority of Civil Servants Will Be Weakened If Used for Poll Campaigning
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October 25, 2023
Picking up the ball set rolling by the government when it redesignated Draupadi Murmu ‘President of Bharat’ in a G20 dinner invitation, a rather illustrious focus group for revising the NCERT syllabus has recommended the replacement of ‘India’ by ‘Bharat’ in all school texts. Meanwhile, controversy continues about NCERT slipping teaching modules into the school syllabus which glorify the PM for the success of Chandrayaan-3 at the expense of ISRO scientists. On the record, all the NCERT is prepared to say is that the news reports about the Bharat decision are
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