New Delhi: Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday said it will raise the issue in the Rajya Sabha an took a strong note of a Delhi University textbook labelling freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a ‘revolutionary terrorist’.
“We will be raising the issue of Delhi University textbook referring to Shaheed Bhagat Singh as a ‘terrorist’ issue in the Rajya Sabha today,” JD-U general secretary K.C. Tyagi said.
According to media reports, history textbook prescribed by the Delhi University has labelled freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a ‘revolutionary terrorist’.
The book also calls the Chittagong movement a ‘terrorist act’, while Sanders killing has been called an ‘act of terrorism’.
The freedom fighter’s family has reportedly demanded the HRD Ministry to look into the matter and make appropriate changes in the textbook.