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Gov’t criticised for making cuts to India’s school curriculum

Why some are questioning the government’s decision to remove contentious subjects from the syllabus.

The global coronavirus pandemic has shortened the academic year for schools and universities around the world.

In India, the government has taken action to reduce course load by asking high schools to cut their syllabi by 30 percent.

But many are now questioning its motives.

Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi.