‘Shocked At CBSE's Move To Drop Topics Like Citizenship, Federalism In New Syllabus'

Millennium Post Delhi|July 09, 2020

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‘Shocked At CBSE's Move To Drop Topics Like Citizenship, Federalism In New Syllabus'
KOLKATA: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took umbrage on Wednesday over the CBSE’s decision to drop topics such as “citizenship”, “federalism” and “partition” in an effort to rationalise its curriculum amid the COVID-19 crisis.

She appealed to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry not to curtail important lessons at any cost.

“Shocked to know that the Central Govt has dropped topics like Citizenship, Federalism, Secularism & Partition in the name of reducing CBSE course during #COVIDCrisis. We strongly object to this & appeal @HRDMinistry, GoI to ensure these vital lessons aren’t curtailed at any cost,” Banerjee said in a tweet.

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