Bhagat Singh: BJP objects to DU book

Raising the issue during zero hour, Thakur claimed the book, written by Bipan Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, described Rahul Gandhi as a “charismatic leader”.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: April 28, 2016 2:09 am
Bhagat Singh, Revolutionary terrorist, Lok sabha debate, education, Bhagat singh in books, Bhagat singh revolutionary terrorist, BJp, BJP member, Anurag Thakur, DU, Delhi University, Du book, Bhagat singh in DU book, India's struggle for independence, Lok Sabha, India news In an UPSC examination, a question was asked about “revolutionary terrorism” of Bhagat Singh, Anurag Thakur said.

The Lok Sabha witnessed some angry exchanges between BJP and Congress members Wednesday after Anurag Thakur of the BJP claimed that a book — India’s Struggle For Independence — which was part of the Delhi University curriculum, described martyr Bhagat Singh as “a revolutionary terrorist”. He also called for a debate on what was being taught in the educational institutions.

Raising the issue during zero hour, Thakur claimed the book, written by Bipan Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, described Rahul Gandhi as a “charismatic leader”. Several Congress members sprang to their feet to protest. The writers, Thakur claimed, had links with the Congress.

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    Jafar
    Apr 27, 2016 at 8:23 pm
    Leftists rule for the histrisns
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      Goodboy
      Apr 27, 2016 at 11:22 am
      Terrorism is terrorism. Nothing revolutionary about it.lt;br/gt;Peaceful means achieve much more. That in itself is revolutionary.
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        MyTake
        Apr 28, 2016 at 12:27 am
        Bhagat Singh terrorist? And this was fed to young minds for decades? Here is the conspiracy theory:lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;It is not that Mridula Mukerjee did not know it is wrong! But what choice did she had when every body else was having "good times"? What if some body very "important" and "smart" with superior intelligence (not alien) came and offered a deal? Just include those few paras of our choice and you will not be left in the lurch! Royalty for decades under every one else's nose and may be even with some blessings as well!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Or was it a token thank "contribution" by Mridula Mukerjee for giving shelter under Nehruvian "Tree" because there was big compeion to come the "notice" of Kim Jon Un of India?
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          MyTake
          Apr 28, 2016 at 12:29 am
          Times Now seems to have now woken up! Well done Times Now! Mafia is feeling ground has just started to move from under its feet!
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            Think
            Apr 27, 2016 at 6:03 pm
            Bhagat Singh was a communist who did tell the people of India not to believe RSS/Hindu communalists but support Nehru and hi instead. Please do read his auto biography. He believed socialism was a good alternative if you could not have communist rule. Bhagat Singh was the anti thesis of the current BJP Govt. Also, the current Congress is the anti thesis of the Congress Bhagat Singh supported.
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