India Textbooks May Cut Gandhi Assassination In India, the Hindu nationalist-led BJP government plans to rewrite school textbooks, leaving out the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by a Hindu fanatic. Critics say the omission is one of a dozen examples of the government trying to recast the country's history in a more harmonious, Hindu-flavored light. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.

India Textbooks May Cut Gandhi Assassination

India Textbooks May Cut Gandhi Assassination

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In India, the Hindu nationalist-led BJP government plans to rewrite school textbooks, leaving out the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by a Hindu fanatic. Critics say the omission is one of a dozen examples of the government trying to recast the country's history in a more harmonious, Hindu-flavored light. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.