A question in a school exam about how Mahatma Gandhi committed suicide shocked education authorities in Gujarat, prompting them to open an investigation into the matter. Another question about leggings in dry Gujarat has also angered education officials.
“Gandhijiye aapghaat karwa maate shu karyu?” “(How Gandhiji committed suicide) was the question asked in Gujarati of students in class 9 during an internal school assessment exam held under the banner of” Sufalam Shala Vikas Sankul, “an official said. .
Sufalam Shala Vikas Sankul is an organization of self-funded schools and educational institutions that receive government grants in Gandhinagar. In addition, another question in an exam copy of students in class 12 concerned “writing a letter to the district police chief complaining about the increase in the sale of alcohol in your area and nuisances created by smugglers ”.
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“A group of self-funded schools and those that receive grants have included these two questions for internal assessment exams held on Saturday. These questions are highly questionable and we have launched an investigation. Action will be taken after receiving the report, ”Gandhinagar District Education Officer Bharat Vadher told PTI.
The questionnaires were drawn up by the management of these schools, run under the banner of Sufalam Shala Vikas Sankul, and the Department of National Education has nothing to do with it, he added.