Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Aesop turns into Karadi, schoolbooks go Indian

In Times of India, an article on a new generation of schoolbooks for Indian kids says:

In many schools Aesop’s Fables have been replaced with Karadi Tales or Panchatantra Stories, and Harry Potter with adventurous Indian boys and girls out on a limb and a prayer. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had last year recommended a reading list of books by Indian authors for students from Classes 5 to 12. 

Read the entire article here!