Delhi: The NCERT panel has recommended to replace ‘India’ with ‘Bharat’ in CBSE textbooks, according to Chairman Isaac.
The G20 summit was recently held in Delhi. Many world leaders participated in it. A dinner was organized for the world leaders who came to attend this conference. In the invitation to that effect, the President of India was mentioned instead of the President of the Republic of India. Subsequently, the mention of ‘Bharat’ in the Prime Minister’s foreign travel announcement and the Prime Minister’s seat at the G20 summit sparked a huge debate. As a result, the opposition parties accused the BJP government of changing India’s name to Bharat.
In this situation, a high-level committee has been set up by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to bring changes in the school curriculum. NCERT on Reorganization of Social Science Subject in CBSE Schools The team investigated. In the high-level advisory committee meeting held today, the chairman of the committee Isaac said that it has recommended to remove the name ‘India’ from the CBSE text book and replace it with ‘Bharat’.
He further said, “Article 1(1) of the Constitution already states that India, i.e. Bharat, shall be a Union of States. Bharat is an ancient name. The use of the name Bharata is mentioned in ancient texts such as the 7,000-year-old Vishnu Purana. It has also been decided to give importance to the subject of Hindu victory in the textbooks. “The NCERT panel has recommended to replace India with Bharat in CBSE textbooks,” he said.