National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has removed the chapters on the Mughal empire in the 12th class History book.
As per NCERT, all the changes made will be implemented from the current academic session, i.e. 2023-2024. The change will be applicable to all the schools that follow NCERT across the country, the officials said.
From Class 12, chapter ‘Kings and Chronicles; the Mughal Courts (C. 16th and 17th centuries)’ have been removed from the History book ‘Themes of Indian History-Part 2’.
Two chapters titled, ‘American Hegemony in World Politics’ and ‘The Cold War Era’ have also been removed from the book. Also, two chapters namely, ‘Rise of Popular Movements’ and ‘Era of One Party Dominance’ from the Class 12th textbook ‘Indian Politics after Independence’ have been removed.
In Class 10th and 11th textbooks chapters on ‘Democracy and Diversity’, ‘Popular Struggles and Movements’, and ‘Challenges of Democracy’ have been removed from Class 10th book ‘Democratic Politics-2’.
Chapters such as ‘Central Islamic Lands’, ‘Clash of Cultures’, and ‘Industrial Revolution’ have been removed from the Class 11th textbook ‘Themes in World History’.