5 Times School Textbook Were Trending for all Wrong Reasons

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When Text from 12th Class CBSE Textbook on Physical Education Went Viral

The textbook claimed ’36’-’24’-’36’ is the best figure for females. In a reply to this, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar has criticized the remark and said the text is non-defendable and unacceptable.

When a Class 6 Textbook Printed the Wrong Date of Birth of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

A course book named ‘An Introduction to the Marathi Language’ had a chapter on the father of the Indian constitution.  Instead of April 14, the publisher mentioned Ambedkar’s date of birth as April 4. This error seems to be a typo published by a Marathi teachers’ association

When a Class 4 Textbook Gives Instructions on How to Kill a Cat

The book, which is part of Delhi school (name withheld) explicates with the help of experiment that “living things breathe” and “living things need air to breathe”.

When a Class 12 Textbook gives ‘Women’s Ugliness’ the reason for the demand for dowry by men

Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Sociology textbook reflected woman’s ugliness as one of the reasons for dowry demanded by the groom’s family

When a University Textbook Called Shaheed Bhagat Singh a Terrorist

Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Sociology textbook reflected woman’s ugliness as one of the reasons for dowry demanded by the groom’s family

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