Karnataka to include Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharata, Ramayana in school syllabus

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Updated on Apr 20, 2022 16:18 IST

Various state governments are taking similar initiatives for the betterment of moral education among school students.

Karnataka to introduce Mahabharata, Ramayana, Bhagavad Gita in schools

In order to inculcate moral education in school children, the government of Karnataka is planning to introduce Hindu mythology books in the syllabus. According to information shared by the official Twitter handle of BJP Karnataka, the government is taking steps to include Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharata and Ramayana into the school curriculum. BC Nagesh, state minister of primary and secondary education and Sakala, also shared the government's decision.

"The state BJP government is taking steps to implement moral education for school children by incorporating the moral values in other texts including Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharata and Ramayana," said a tweet from the official Twitter handle of the BJP Karnataka.

Initiative to incorporate moral values in children

Various state governments are taking similar initiatives for the betterment of moral education among school students. Last month, the state government of Gujarat had announced its plan to introduce Bhagavad Gita in the school curriculum for Classes 6 to 12 from the academic year 2022-23. Similarly, a BJP MLA from Maharashtra asked demanded the Maharashtra government to introduce Bhagavad Gita in the state school syllabus.

Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh Education Minister, Govind Singh Thakur also announced its decision to teach 'Shrimad Bhagavad Gita' in all school students from Class 9 in that state. The announcement was made during the inauguration of the Divisional Office of Public Works Department at Padhar village in Darrang constituency in Mandi.

The official tweet posted by the minister reads, "Hearty congratulations and best wishes to all the people of the area. @jairamthakurbjp The government is continuously committed to providing every facility to the people of Darrang assembly constituency near their doorstep and for all-round development of the area.”

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