April 16, 2024

BENGALURU EXPRESS

Truth Triumphs

Decision soon on Textbook review: CM Bommai

Udupi, June 1: A decision on Textbook review would be taken soon after getting a comprehensive report on the issue, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.

The Chief Minister was addressing a media conference in Udupi as part of the celebrations of the Narendra Modi government completing 8 years in office at the Centre.

The State government responding to the demand from many litterateurs for reviewing the Textbooks has already sought a comprehensive report from the Education minister on the issue. The opinion of the seers and others on the issue would be considered. The Education minister has been asked to submit a comprehensive report with complete facts. A suitable decision would be taken after getting the report. “We will get the report tomorrow and it will be discussed with the litterateurs,” Bommai said.

Replying to a question on corruption, Bommai said, the ACB has been strengthened. Though we have the Lokayukta, it was not possible to file a complaint with Lokayukta under the Anti-Corruption Act. However the ACB has the power to do that.”

Reacting to the issue of Love Jihad raising concerns in the coastal region again, Bommai said, laws have been framed to tackle it. Nobody could violate the law.

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