Jaipur: Rajasthan police filed an FIR against the Rajasthan State Textbook Board late on Wednesday night following uproar over a category XII political science textbook of the state authorities that quotes consultants claiming “Islamic terrorism as a strand of Islam”, stories Shoeb Khan.
This and different feedback had been printed within the e book revealed in 2018. The FIR was filed by Lal Kothi police on the criticism of the Rajasthan Muslim Forum, an apex physique of Muslims within the state. An FIR was additionally filed against a non-public publishing home that prints guidebooks for college students for repeating the “objectionable content” on Islam.
The textbook comprises a chapter on “Terrorism, Criminalisation of Politics and Corruption”, the place it quotes nameless consultants stating that “commitment to a particular religion is the main trend of Islamic terrorism.”
Rajasthan Muslim Forum had earlier accused the police of not registering an FIR against the writers of each the state textbook and the guidebook, which additionally says the identical.
Quoting nameless consultants, the chapter additionally stated “in Islamic terrorism the terrorist has excessive devotion to Islam rather than any faction or a group.” It stated ‘it is also believed that Islam is not violent or inhumane.” The writer explains Islamic terrorism as ‘martyrdom, perpetrating unlimited barbarism, forcibly amassing wealth and killing and committing atrocities on innocent people ruthlessly in a most ghastly manner in the name of Allah are some of the features of Islamic terrorism.’
In a piece, ‘Nature of Terrorism in India,’ it makes use of phrases like Sikh terrorist and Muslim terrorist in Punjab and J&K demanding a separate state on religious grounds.
On Kashmir, it says Islamic terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir comes under the category of religious separatism. The textbook claims that “Pakistan has been quite successful in fomenting religious discontent discord in the mindset of Kashmir and orienting them towards the tendency of excessive devotion to Islam”. (Agency)