Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader, slammed the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) on Monday, reacting to reports that the syllabus had been changed and that chapters on Islamic empires in Afro-Asian territories, Mughal court chronicles, the Cold War, and the industrial revolution had been dropped.
Some crucial chapters from the History and Political Science syllabus for classes 11 and 12 are believed to have been removed.
Rahul Gandhi Lambasted the education board
The 51-year-old Congress lawmaker Rahul Gandhi lambasted the education board in a tweet, referring to it as “Rashtriya Shiksha Shredder.” He also posted an image with a list of the chapters that were removed. – There are additional poems by Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz on the list.
According to sources, the term “effect of globalization on agriculture” has been removed from a chapter on “Food Security” in the class 10 syllabus.
The revisions were made as part of a syllabus rationalization, according to the report, which cited officials.
The board has also decided to hold only one board test for the 2022-23 class, at the end of the academic year. In the midst of the pandemic, the CBSE chose a two-exam method as a one-time measure.
The change in curriculum is one of the most recent complaints addressed by the opposition after criticizing the administration for rising fuel costs, which have remained stable for the past two weeks.
The Congress had also targeted the government after clashes were reported in several states on Ram Navmi and Hanuman Jayanti.