Myth & science

Age of unreason

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai on October 25, 2014. He claimed at the function that plastic surgery and genetic science were practised in ancient India. Photo: PTI

More and more BJP leaders cite Hindu myths as evidence of great scientific achievement in ancient India, and historians see this as part of their larger anti-Muslim propaganda.
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