Karnataka Book Changes Controversy: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said he will hold discussions with the education minister and officials regarding the revised school book controversy, and decide on possible measures. Will respectfully reply to former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, who wrote to him on this issue. Bommai was referring to a letter that Deve Gowda had written to him. Deve Gowda, in the letter, called for withdrawing the revised book and retracting that earlier book. (Karnataka Book Changes) In response to a question on Deve Gowda’s letter, Bommai (CM Basavaraj Bommai) Said that I will hold a meeting with the heads of the education department and the education minister on Wednesday where his (Deve Gowda) letter will be discussed.
Many errors in the book will be corrected
Their suggestions will be seriously considered and we will decide and respond to whatever possible measures are taken. Stating that many errors in the book cannot be rectified through mere corrigendum and separate printing of pages, Deve Gowda, in a letter to the Chief Minister on June 20, said that the revised book should be withdrawn and given to him. should be replaced by the predecessor.
He had also expressed support for the demands by the Vishwamanav Krantikari Mahakavi Kuvempu Horata Samiti. Deve Gowda, State Congress President DK Shivakumar, former Supreme Court Justice V Gopala Gowda, former High Court Justice HN Nagamohan Das, writers etc. participated in the protest organized by Vishwamanav Krantikari Mahakavi Kuvempu Horata Samiti.
Allegations of insulting the state flag
The JD(S) chief, in his letter, said the revised books are devoid of values such as social justice, equality and secularism, which have been propounded by Dr Ambedkar and Kuvempu (a respected Kannada poet). He accused the chairman of the book review committee (Rohit Chakratirtha) of insulting the state poet Kuvempu, the state song, the state flag, removing the picture of Kuvempu from the social science textbook and key material about the movement started by Basavanna. has given.
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