शिक्षा बचाओ -- Shiksha Bachao

"The child is taken to school, and the first thing he learns is that his father is a fool, the second thing that his grandfather is a lunatic, the third thing that all his teachers are hypocrites, the fourth that all the sacred books are lies. By the time he is 16, he is a mass of negation -- lifeless and boneless." -- Swami Vivekananda

Ramayana and Mahabharata are just "Old Stories"

On page 93 in the book on history for class VI, the child is told that Mathura as a city is only 2500 years old, and that 2000 years back it was an important centre for worship of Krishna. NCERT forgets to tell the child that Krishna was born in the same city more than 5200 years ago.

Then on page 128 of the same book, the child is told that Ramayana and Mahabharata are just "old stories". And that these stories were written down around the same time, only 2000 years ago.

Also note that NCERT will not miss a chance to proclaim "women and shudras were not allowed to study Vedas".

Have we not found the submerged city of Dvarika? Have we not seen the images of the Ram-Setu taken via satellite?


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