Print edition : April 04, 2014

1. Delhi High Court ordered the removal of 75 objectionable portions from the history books for classes 6-12 published by the NCERT [National Council of Educational Research and Training].

2. The Union HRD Minister ordered IGNOU [Indira Gandhi National Open University] to delete all the passages insulting Hindu gods.

3. A portion insulting women in the name of Rig Veda was deleted from BA (pass course) Sociology Part-I book in Delhi University.

4. Oxford University Press withdrew the book Many Ramayanas, an article by A.K. Ramanujan, prescribed for Delhi University’s BA (Hons) history students.

5. Forced the Government of India to withdraw sex education in schools.

6. Won a case regarding the qualification of Sanskrit teachers in 2011.

Organiser, February 23, 2014.

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