After the hijab in Karnataka, now a controversy has started over the Bible, the holy scripture of Christians. A private school in Bangalore has been accused of forcibly teaching the Bible to children. Hindu organizations allege that parents are being asked by the school administration to send their children to school along with the Bible. Seeing the matter increasing, now Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh has warned the school. He has said that the government will take action after consulting the legal department.
Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh said whatever decision the school took was wrong. This is against the rules. The Karnataka State Education Act clearly states that no school can teach religious books or practices. Don’t know why the school forced the students to carry Bibles with them.
Hindu organizations allege that the school administration is forcing non-Christian students to read the Bible. The matter is related to Clarence High School in Bangalore, Karnataka. Hindu Janajagruti Samiti spokesperson Mohan Gowda has said that non-Christian students are being forced by the school to read the Bible. Hindu Janajagruti Samiti has urged the education department to take action against the school.
The school has clearly specified the Bible on its website. A reply is awaited…Will take action after seeking opinion from legal department: Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh pic.twitter.com/XJVNET2LVP
— ANI (@ANI) April 26, 2022