Telangana99.com: Andhra Pradesh plans to introduce its pruned school curriculum and eliminating all aspects of Telangana from the 2016-17 academic year. However, minor but important changes related to the basics about the AP and its geography, political history and social activists will be added this year itself.
APSCERT director Lakshmi Watts, said a lot of changes will be made in the Telugu and social sciences, History syllabus. “Work will begin from the next month and new text books with changed lessons will be printed and all references to Telangana politicians, historical facts, traditions and culture. will be deleted. Content related to Telangana, Hyderabad, PV Narasimha Rao, Sarojini Naidu’s poem are some of the list released by AP Govt.
NTR perhaps at the behest of KCR, directed that festivals like Bathukamma and Bonalu were included in chapters on festivals of Andhra Pradesh and 3 chapters entirely related to Telangana in the Telugu. “These 4 chapters will now be axed, ” say officials of APSCERT.