Students protest forces California to reject suggestions to replace India with south asia in textbooks
After protests from students and parents, the California Department of Education’s Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) has rejected suggestions by a group of professors to replace the word “India” with “South Asia” in California textbooks.
In the great teaching of the Vedas, there is no touch of sectarianism. It is of all ages, climes and nationalities and is the royal road for the attainment of the Great Knowledge
Henry David Thoreau
The Indian teaching has a simple and grand religion… It teaches to speak truth, love others, and to dispose trifles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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