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NE to be in CBSE syllabus: Rijiju

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, April 6: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday informed that the Centre by next year will introduce a chapter on North East and Aruchal Pradesh in CBSE books of History, Geography, Political Science and other important books from class V to class XII.

Participating in the Mopin festival celebration of the Galo community at Gensi in West Siang district, the minister also informed that law against racial discrimition would be passed in the country very soon. Unfurling the festival flag he called for channelising the positive energy of the youth for state’s development, an official communiqué said here today. On the day, Rijiju expressed his commitment to work for the overall development and progress of the state. Taking pride in sharing Centre’s concern for the state, Rijiju informed that there would be no dearth of funding and that effort was high to connect every remote and border villages with proper roads and telecommunication and set basic establishments in far flung areas of the state. Rijiju also flagged off an ambulance for PHC Gensi amidst thunderous applause and cheering of the crowd in presence of parliamentary secretary Transport & State Transport Jomde Ke, DMO Aalo Dr Marbom Basar, SP Aalo Marge Riba and other prominent leaders of the circle. He also released a book titled “Identity an insight into the Galo tribal world” authored by Moi Bagra. The union minister also visited Donyi-Polo Gangi and offered prayer besides visiting Mopin Hogii (Altar), the communiqué added.

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