Ban sought on Bipan Chandra’s book

  1. Context: Issue over banning of late historian Bipan Chandra’s book India’s Struggle for Independence
  2. Why? It refers to Bhagat Singh as a revolutionary terrorist
  3. Co-authors: Clarified that the word ‘revolutionary terrorist’ did not have a pejorative meaning when the book was written in the 1980s
  4. The book was published in 1987 and is a reference book for history at Delhi University
  5. Ministry has just forwarded a similar complaint by Bhagat Singh’s family members to Delhi University

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