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Include religious books, moral sci classes in school curriculum: WCD to HRD

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has suggested the HRD ministry to include books of all religions in the school as well as provide moral science classes to promote greater religious tolerance among the students.

The child and development made the suggestion at the 65th meeting of the (CABE) recently. It is the highest decision making body in the sector.

To promote greater tolerance among students belonging to different religions, the (Gandhi) suggested moral science classes and religious books of all religions so that students can start appreciating other religions, an official documentation of the meeting read.

Odisha's Minister Badri Naryan Patra, also present at the meeting, suggested modifying the in a way so as to "endorse the feelings of religious tolerance and patriotism.

Having vegetarian menu for mid-day meals served in schools, saying 'Jai Hind' instead of 'present mam or sir' during school attendance and remodelling of the NCERT syllabus to ensure value and culture-based education were among the other suggestions made during the meeting.

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 14:15 IST