Saffron slant

Print edition : October 03, 2014

Bhopal, January 2008: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (right) and State BJP general secretary Anil Madhav Dave performing 'Surya Namaskar' along with schoolchildren during a Statewide Suryanamaskar-Pranayam programme. Photo: The Hindu

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, with G. Kishan Reddy, Telangana State BJP president, at the symposium on ''Restructuring our Education System with Bharateeya Perspective Values'', in Hyderabad on August 24. Photo: P.V. SIVAKUMAR

Dinanath Batra, National Convener, Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

Using education as a tool of indoctrination, the RSS and various organisations associated with it have begun a systematic campaign in BJP-ruled States and at the Centre to restructure school syllabi and rewrite textbooks, giving them a Hindutva focus.
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