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CBSE class 5 guidebook introduces Rahul Gandhi

Jul 26, 2013 12:30 IST

    Rahul Gandhi, Congress vice-president, after Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru has made a splendid entry in the CBSE guide book of Class V. There was a passage on Rahul Gandhi in prescribed English comprehension book for several schools, this passage pays tribute to the vice president of Congress.

    The passage says, “Part of the fifth generation of India’s most reverend, influential and charismatic political family, Rahul Gandhi is also, like sister Priyanka, natural at public life.” It further says “The low profile Rahul surprised the nation with his energy, humility and charisma when he plunged into electoral politics”.

    The book also says “Sceptics wondered whether this young man, who had spent most of his life in the US and Britain would be able to adjust to rough-and-tumble of Indian political life. But not only did the “young Rahul takes to politics like the proverbial duck to water.” After the passage four questions are also there

    The book named “Together with English” (CCE-based 5) where this passage is included. Meera Wadhwa has written the book and the Rachna Sagar Pvt Limited, Delhi has published.

    On Tuesday the news was broken on twitter and created huge controversy. The Rachna Sagar publication officials confessed that this book is in use widely however refused for further commenting. They said that the director of publication will contact but till now there is no communication with him.

    Principal of Rajhans Vidyalay (CBSE), Deepshikha Shrivastav said that CBSE is not responsible for introducing such book upto class 8. However the schools are free to select private publishers, moreover this book is not prescribed by them.

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