shivakumar: Karnataka: Revised textbooks should be thrown within the dustbin, says DK Shivakumar | Mysuru Information

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BENGALURU: Congress reiterated its demand that t he authorities ought to withdraw faculty textbooks that have been revised b y the Rohith Chakrathirtha committee and mentioned it is going to stage a protest in entrance of the Mahatma Gandhi statue at Vidhana Soudha on June 9.
DK Shivakumar, KPCC president, advised reporters on Tuesday that the celebration won’t cease protests till t he revised textbooks are utterly withdrawn.
“These revised textbooks, which have distorted and false details about famous personalities together with Kuvempu, Bhagat Singh and BR Ambedkar, deserve t o be thrown into the dustbin,” Shivakumar mentioned.
He accused the ruling BJP of attempting to impose its Hindutva ideology on college students by means of distorted content material.
“Whereas textbooks have been revised periodically, f or the primary time we’re witnessing such an opposition. Not solely politicians however writers, seers and varied organisations have raised their voice in opposition to the revisions. I thank them,” Shivakumar mentioned.
Urging chief minister Basavaraj Bommai to withdraw the revised textbooks instantly, Shivakumar mentioned: “The CM very reluctantly promised to make just a few modifications following the backlash. He ought to perceive that he’s the chief minister of the state and never of a celebration. Training is one thing associated to the folks of the state. RSS ideology can’t turn into the premise for our schooling. ”
Alluding to the celebration’s ‘Burn Chaddi’ protest, Shivakumar mentioned Congress will not be bothered in regards to the “chaddis which any organisation wears” however burning khaki shorts was a mark of protest in opposition to BJP which has “ignored the phrases of seers and writers”.
“The BJP, in truth has no substance to speak of improvement in Karnataka however solely intends to take away the contribution of a number of different leaders like Babasaheb Ambedkar whose works have been distorted in textbooks. We aren’t bothered as to what color shorts which organisation wears,” mentioned Shivakumar.

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