Press review: Controversy on saying Tilak is a ‘father of terrorism’


In a book released for class eight in Rajasthan, the controversy seems to be increasing in an article published on Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

The angry family members of Tilak demanded a ban on the book.

According to a report of The Indian Express, the social reformer and freedom fighter fighter has been called ‘the father of terrorism’ in the book.

The family of Bal Gangadhar Tilak living in Pune has complained to the Rajasthan government.

The family has demanded to remove the offensive comments from the book and ban the book from the Rajasthan government.

In Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, the police arrested seven youths belonging to the minors who joined the WHATSAP group.

According to a report of Amar Ujala, the arrested men were associated with a WHATSAP group named ‘Revenge Gang’, in which a conspiracy to take revenge for the suspected death of a minor youth in Saharanpur recently was being created.

The police suspect that these Whatsap group could be part of the conspiracy to spoil the atmosphere before UP byelections in UP.

The youths caught in police interrogation have said that the campaign is being launched against social media on the oppression of the minors.
Looted party feast
According to a report by the English newspaper Deccan Herald, people who got married at the wedding of former Bihar Chief Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav’s son, Pratap Yadav, robbed the food.

The crowd, VVIP, entered the pandal planted for the people and the media and besides the food items, looted cutlery and plates.

Special preparations were made in the wake of the involvement of thousands of people in the marriage.

The people of the National people party , who were believed to be supporters of Sharad Pratap and Aishwarya Rai, entered the pandal and broke down on food.

Many media workers have also complained about being mistreated. Those caterers were saying that people took their pots too.

Claim of ‘Ghost Lectures’ but no evidence
According to a report by the English newspaper The Telegraph, the Human Resources Ministry has not been able to gather evidence of ‘ghost lectures’ in educational institutions.

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar had claimed that with the help of the Aadhaar, the Ministry has caught 80 thousand ‘ghost lecturers’.

Anjali Bharadwaj and Amrita Johri have sought the information from the Ministry by filing the rights of different information in this matter.

Bharadwaj has sought state-wise information from the ministry while jeweler has asked whether any investigation has been initiated or not.

However, both the petitioners from the ministry have not got any concrete answers.

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