Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan. 13 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Altaf Bukhari on Saturday hit back at army chief General Bipin Rawat for hinting that students in the valley were being radicalised in the schools.
"The army chief is a respected officer. I do not think he is an educationist that he will give sermons on education. This being a subject on state list, we know how to run our education system," said Bukhari.
The minister also defended the presence of two maps in the classroom.
"In the schools in Jammu and Kashmir, what teachers are teaching should not be taught. In schools, there can be seen two maps, one of India another of Jammu and Kashmir. Why do we need a separate map for the state? What does it teach the children?" General Rawat said in the press conference held in New Delhi. (ANI)