After opposing the screening of "Padmavati" and instituting an award in her name, the Madhya Pradesh government today said the life saga of the Rajput queen would be made a part of the state school curriculum from next year so that students learn "correct history".
The announcement was made by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a programme organised by the Samagra Rajput Samaj in Ujjain.
"Life saga of Rajmata Padmavati would be included in the school curriculum from the next (academic) session so that the coming generations could know her sacrifice and bravery. (This way) the coming generation could know the correct history," he said at the programme.
The programme was organised to honour Chouhan for his previous announcement to ban the screening of "Padmavati".
The BJP leader had on Monday announced that the movie, facing stiff opposition from the Rajput community over the portrayal of the Rajput queen, would not be allowed to be screened in the state if it ...
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