Now DU Textbook Calls Shaheed Bhagat Singh A ‘Terrorist’, Killing Saunders A Terror Act

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2:13 pm 27 Apr, 2016

Someone needs to do something about this offensive way of calling Indian revolutionary hero Shaheed Bhagat Singh a ‘terrorist’ in text books.


Photograph of Bhagat Singh In the Police Station in 1927

Photograph of Bhagat Singh taken in 1927.

After being referred to as a ‘revolutionary terrorist’ in an NCERT book, he has now been called the same in a Delhi University’s textbook ‘India’s Struggle for Independence.’


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Copy of the NCERT Book  in which Bhagat Singh is called a ‘terrorist’. The Lot Pot

The factual error, which has already started a controversy at the prestigious university, also mentions Chittagong movement led by ‘Masterda’ Surya Sen as a “terrorist act” and states that the revenge killing of Saunders was an “act of terrorism”.


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A copy of DU’s India’s Struggle for Independence Dainik Jagran

The book repeatedly mentions Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Surya Sen and others as “revolutionary terrorists” in Chapter 20.





According to reports, the factual mistake has left many historians and politicians fuming. They have urged authorities to remove these mistakes from the book.




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