Commentary / World Aug 4, 2014

History wars restarted to hook schoolchildren

by Chandrahas Choudhury

South Asian well-wishers of Indian Prime Minister Nerendra Modi may not be amused to hear that books will be sent to the schoolchildren of Gujarat, describing an "undivided India" that encompasses the nation-states of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.