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Minister orders probe into UK flag printed on cover of Rajasthan Board workbook

Jaipur, March 27 (IANS) Rajasthan School Education Minister Madan Dilawar has ordered an inquiry into a state Education Board workbook that has the British flag printed on its cover. Minister Madan Dilawar instructed the Director of Secondary Education, Bikaner, to investigate the matter and take adequate action against those found guilty.

The objections were raised recently regarding the Class 9 English Remedial Workbook published by Rajasthan State Educational Research and Training Council, Udaipur, which had the British flag printed on the cover page. The minister stated that it is being investigated at what level the decision to publish this book was taken.

The Minister’s decision came after concerns were raised about the presence of the British flag on the cover of the workbook. The inquiry aims to determine the circumstances under which this decision was made and hold accountable those responsible for the oversight. The Director of Secondary Education, Bikaner, has been tasked with conducting the investigation and ensuring appropriate actions are taken.

The controversy surrounding the British flag on the workbook has sparked a debate about the appropriateness of featuring foreign symbols on educational materials. The investigation will shed light on the process followed by the Rajasthan State Educational Research and Training Council in approving the publication of the workbook. Stay tuned for updates on the investigation as more details emerge.

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