Order For Introduction Of Bhagwat Gita & Ramayan In J&K Schools Withdrawn
Former J&K CM, Omar Abdullah, had questioned why the Modi govt was being 'selective' with religious texts.
The order issued by the Modi government on Monday calling for the introduction of Bhagwat Gita (Urdu) and Koshur Ramayan in all educational institutions in Jammu and Kashmir, has been withdrawn today by the state government.
The state police took to Twitter to inform that the circular “stands withdrawn ab initio under the orders of the chief secretary.”
Circular issued by the education department regarding introduction of some religious books stands withdrawn ab initio under the orders of the chief secretary.
— J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) October 23, 2018
Former Chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah had slammed the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for ignoring other religions.
Abdullah took to Twitter on Tuesday, and questioned why the Modi government was being ‘selective’ with religious texts.
Why just the Gita & Ramayana? If religious texts are to be placed in schools, collages & government libraries (and I’m not convinced that they need/should be) then why is it being done selectively? Why are other religions being ignored? pic.twitter.com/UqxMG0NpMJ
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 22, 2018