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CHIEF MINISTER ASHOK CHAVAN PROPOSED TO INTRODUCE HISTORY OF UNITED MAHARASHTRA MOVEMENT IN CURRICULUM

ashok-chavan1On the occasion of Golden Jubilee year of Maharashtra, chief minister Ashok Chavan proposed to introduce history of United Maharashtra Movement in curriculum. It is important that a new generation should understand the history of formation of Maharashtra and therefore it should be introduce through the syllabus, the chief minister said in a meeting held at Sahyadri guest house. The chief minister emphasised that all schools including English medium should incorporate the history in their syllabus, an official from Mantralay said. The chief minister also suggested that at University level, study centres should be encouraged to research on various topics from cultural to political in past 50 years of the state, the official said. A library would be set up containing major literary books in past 50 years. A museum has also been proposed in Mumbai to make people aware about the movement for united Maharashtra. The state came into existence in May 1, 1960 and 105 martyrs led their lives for united Maharashtra. Their names have been inscribed on Hutatma Smarak, a monument in South Mumbai and also a permanent flame in their memory. Bureau Report NMTV News.

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