A complete of seven authors revoked permission to make use of their writings within the newly revised textbooks on Tuesday, taking the entire variety of writers to revoke permission to 10.
Writer Mudnakudu Chinnaswamy wrote a letter to Minister for Primary and Secondary Education B.C. Nagesh through which he has raised issues in regards to the saffronisation of textbooks and deceptive details about Basavanna and the defamatory statements by textbook assessment committee chairperson Rohith Chakrathirtha on Kuvempu.
Veerappa M. Kambali, poet Roopa Hasan, Chandrashekhara Talya, Saraju Katkar, and Madhu have additionally withdrawn permission to make use of their texts. Ms. Hasan, in her letter to the Minister, stated the newly revised textbooks had been in opposition to the rules of the National Curriculum Framework-2005 and the Constitution.
Two-time Sahitya Akademi Award winner Bolwar Mahammad Kunhi has additionally written a letter to Mr. Nagesh and put the identical on Facebook, to withdraw his story Sullu Helabaradu (mustn’t lie) from the Class V textbook.
On a sarcastic be aware, Mr. Kunhi stated the values of his story could not match with these of the opposite classes within the newly revised textbook and this could confuse kids and requested the federal government to incorporate a textual content in step with the values of different classes within the textbook.
Earlier, senior writers Devanur Mahadeva, G. Ramakrishna, and S.G. Siddaramaiah had revoked permission to make use of their writings to protest in opposition to the best way the textbooks had been revised.
However, Mr. Nagesh has just lately stated it was too late for withdrawing permission to make use of any texts as the brand new textbooks had been already being printed.