NCERT 2019: Students to Read Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Poems in the Textbooks from Next Session

NCERT: National Council of Educational Research and Training has been all set to print Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poem on its textbooks in the next session 2019. Along with a great leader, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also an amazing poet of India. Whereas Atal Bihari Vajpayee left the World in grief on 16 August 2018 only.

NCERT along with HRD Ministry has decided to introduce the poems of him in the textbooks from the next session. Now NCERT has been all set to introduce Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poem in the textbook form the session 2019 onwards. Check out the details and much more regarding the NCERT textbooks from 2019 onwards below.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Poem to be part of NCERT Textbooks

National Council of Educational Research and Training has reported that Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poem will be introduced in Class 8 textbook. NCERT has planned to introduce Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poem called ‘Kadam Milakar Chalna Hoga’ (We Have to Walk Together) in the Hindi Textbook named as Vasant. Not only the poem of Former PM but Vasant also carries poems, short stories and essays from renowned poets like Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’, Hazari Prasad Dwivedi and many more.

As far as the poem is concerned, it appeals the countrymen to walk together for a better tomorrow, irrespective of difficulties. The wording and the feel of the poem are really incredible and will surely touch the hearts. Although the new textbooks of NCERT with Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poem will be out by March before the starting of the new session 2019.

Know more details regarding NCERT Books for Next Session

As of now, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was only a part of National Council of Educational Research and Training Political Science of Class 12 textbooks. NCERT has only mentioned his contribution to Indian Politics since Independence. Whereas from now onwards, students will also get to read poems of Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee from new session 2019.

As of now, no information has been out regarding the change in the existing content to accommodate new content in the NCERT Textbooks from 2019 onwards. Although in 2018, HRD Ministry has ordered NCERT to cut down its syllabus by 50% form the year 2020.


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