Odisha government to draw booklet’accidental’, orders .
BHUBANESWAR: A booklet published by the Odisha Government indicating Mahatma Gandhi birth anniversary has sparked a row for providing information that is wrong on his departure with all the Congress.
The State Government made a decision to withdraw the booklets and ordered a probe, Since the issue snowballed into a controversy.
The booklet that presents a concise report of his teachings, works and links with Odisha also claims that”he died due to accidental reasons in a sudden succession of events on January 30, 1948, at Delhi’s Birla House”.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the State Assembly on Friday, chief of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) Narasingh Mishra said facts have been distorted from the booklet along with the inaccuracies are still unsolved. “The passing of the Father of the Nation was put in a manner that it pleases his haters,” he said.
There is not any reference of Nathuram Godse that was hanged in the booklet, with this heinous crime.
The Odisha authorities appears to have given a clean chit by supplying misinformation. If that is so, if is the state government planning to build Nathuram’s statue?” He asked.
Stating that this has subjected the BJD Government that has sided with the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre on every issue, Mishra said that if the Chief Minister has been aware of the info supplied in the booklet, then he must immediately resign and if that had happened with no knowledge, then he ought to tender an unconditional apology to the people of this State through the home.
Judgment BJD members also condemned the information that was misleading in the government booklet on Gandhiji. “All should condemn this. Giving misleading advice to pupils and individuals is as fantastic as sowing toxic seeds to the future creation,” BJD manhood Soumya Ranjan Patnaik explained.
Amar Prasad Satpathy members Taraprasad Bahinipati and BJD MLAs Sashi Bhusan Behera and Santosh Singh Saluja too condemned the Government’s booklet and demanded its immediate withdrawal.
Take notice of the statement of the CLP leader, Speaker Surya Narayan Patro led Minister of State for Mass Education Samir Dash and School to provide a statement.