Minister guarantees Jain seer on corrections in PU textbook | Mangaluru News


Mangaluru: Karnataka schooling minister Suresh Kumar has reacted positively to the Moodabidri seer’s petition to classify the inconsistencies and disagreements involving Bhagwan Mahaveer along with also the Jain faith from the II PU history textbook in Kannada.
Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Panditachayavarya Maha Swamiji of Jain Kashi Mutt, Moodbidri, told TOI the ministry over phone on Tuesday and promised him that the post will be reprinted following necessary corrections are made to the paragraphs which had inaccuracies regarding Lord Mahaveer.
The seer had composed a letter to the ministry on September 3 expressing his distress over disagreements concerning Bhagwan Mahaveer along with the Jain faith, asking him for required actions. The contents were emphasized in a report by TOI.
Although the textbook was prescribed for PU because 2015-16, the seer said that the postings were brought to his notice lately. tnn


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