History Turns On Its Head In Rajasthan's New Textbooks

PUBLISHED ON: July 8, 2016 | Duration: 19 min, 55 sec

   
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It is perceptively said that those who control the present rewrite the past. We know that well in India. Rajasthan for long has had the politics of re-working its history, except never before a single political party had absolute power. The BJP's strength in the state assembly allows it to work its ideology in an overarching way. As a new session of school starts, at India Matters, we look at the impact of this in school textbooks, education curriculum and the debates of history that arise.
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