Saturday, February 13, 2016

Fwd: ICHR chief blasts Marxist historians, says revisit past


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For a person who resigned as chairperson of Indian Council of Historical Research, Yellapragada Sudershan Rao is active and attends office and represents ICHR at al...
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 For a person who resigned as chairperson of Indian Council of Historical Research, Yellapragada Sudershan Rao is active and attends office and represents ICHR at all forums.

Now in the latest newsletter of ICHR, late by more than six months, Rao in his self-assessment report has launched an all-out attack on a set of historians, including Romila Thapar, RS Sharma and Irfan Habib besides Marxist approach to history writing.


Instead of Marxist school of writing, Rao said, "India's past needs a sincere revisit to its ancient literary and archaeological sources to write its true history from Indian perspective."

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