B. B. Kumar says books are in bad shape with several lapses
Textbooks today are aimed at creating “activists” and not educating students, the newly-appointed chief of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Braj Bihari Kumar has said, terming universities like the JNU a “nurturing ground” for such activists.
Mr. Kumar, who took over as the head of the apex body for promoting research in social sciences last month, also believes that caste-based conflicts and intolerance are “fringe” phenomena and should not be seen as a reflection of Indian society as a whole...............Read more
Source: The Hindu