Haryana to teach Gita in schools

Monday 05th January 2015 10:44 EST

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has decided to teach Bhagavad Gita in schools from next academic session. Education minister Ram Bilas Sharma said that it would be taught from class V to XII while terming the Gita “supreme source of culture and human values in society.’’ Sharma said the scripture is not only about dialogues between Arjuna and Krishna but is accepted worldwide as a supreme source of knowledge. “A committee of educationists would decide on the inclusion of specific shlokas of the Gita in various standards. We are working on it to ensure that it is included from the next academic session,” Sharma said.

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