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Brahmagupta-II gave 'law of gravity' before Newton: Raj min

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Devnani has said Brahmagupta-II discovered the of gravity before Issac Newton.

Speaking during a programme at the University here yesterday, he asserted that Brahmagupta-II came up with the gravitation a thousand years ago.

"We all have studied that Newton gave the of gravitation, but delving deeper, we can find that Brahmagupta-II came up with the theory of gravitation 1,000 years before (Newton). Why don't we include this fact in the curriculum?" Devnani asked.

The state primary and secondary said the school curriculum was changed and close to 200 Indian personalities, including Rajput Maharana Pratap, were included.

The also stressed that should be value-based.

Referring to student of University (JNU), Kanhaiya Kumar, the said, "No Kanhaiya should be born in Rajasthan".

Kumar was in 2016 arrested in connection with a case of alleged sedition and criminal conspiracy over holding of an event at JNU against hanging of parliament attack convict

The minister, who is not new to controversies, had last year claimed that cow was the only animal that exhales oxygen while quoting a research website.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 14:10 IST