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Indian authorities accused of rewriting history textbooks

By: Sreya BANERJEE | Yannis GRANIER | Suyash SHRIVASTAVA

Since the election of Narendra Modi as Indian prime minister three years ago, Hindu far-right groups have increased their influence. In recent months, the ruling BJP party has even decided to change the content of school textbooks and tests. The party is accused of rewriting history in a bid to make India an entirely Hindu nation and erase the influences of other religions. This comes despite the Indian constitution seeing secularism as a fundamental principle. Our correspondents report.

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