Hindus Unexpectedly Win Textbook Changes


Dec 04, USA (HPI) — California Hindus were celebrating today their victory in yesterday's meeting of the State Board of Education Curriculum Commission. The Vedic Foundation and the Hindu Education Foundation worked for months to have changes made to sections of California textbooks that deal with India and Hinduism.

Then there was a hasty intervention by a group of scholars of Indology which threatened to reverse many of the changes. Fortunately, the Curriculum Commission sympathized with the Hindus and allowed only a few changes to what Hindus had requested. Unfortunately, they could only get relatively small adjustments on the "Aryan Invasion" issue, changing the wording to "Aryan migration," but leaving the general concept intact.

Read the full story in tomorrow's Sun.


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