UP schools to adopt revised NCERT books; No lessons on Mughal courts

The Uttar Pradesh government schools will adopt from this academic session the NCERT's new class 12 history textbooks in which portions about Mughal courts have been removed.

According to sources, content which is easily accessible to students without much intervention from teachers and can be learned by self-learning or peer-learning and content which is irrelevant in the present context have been removed from the curriculum.

For class 12 Political Science textbook, pages on the topic Gujarat Riots have been taken down from the chapter titled Recent Developments in Indian Politics. The mention of the National Human Rights Commission report on the 2002 violence and the Raj dharma remark by then Prime Minister Atal Bihar Vajpayee has also been removed from the textbook.

Vinod Kakumanu

Vinod Kakumanu

Founder & Consultant - School Serv

Vinod Kakumanu heads a team of school services professionals and is an independent commentator on Indian school education scenario. Vinod has assisted school promoters establish 35+ schools besides providing ancillary services to over 1000 schools across India. He envisions a future where quality education is made available to every child of the country. The focus he places on the quality of the deliverables and customer satisfaction has made him renowned in the field of K-12 school education.

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