In a major offensive against everything Andhra the Telangana govt plans to erase references to Andhra poets, culture, towns and political leaders from all new curriculum for schools in Telangana.
The Telangana government has set up two committees to review the syllabus delete all chapters related to Andhra history or culture deleted from school textbooks.
Telengana education minister G. Jagdish Reddy says erstwhile text books loaded with Andhra only and Telangana was stamped upon and completely eliminated.. 'Everything related to Andhra culture or history be rasedand, everything from Telangana's perspective added' he says..
S. Jagannath Reddy, director, State Council of Educational Research and Training said TRS election manifesto also promised that the history and culture of Telangana will be included in school text books. Workshops, will be held soon to decide what should be retained and what should be deleted' he said.