DU has reservations about books of Kancha Ilaiah, many intellectuals including Ilaiah protest

Supreme Court had refused to ban Prof Kancha Ilaiah’s book ‘Post-Hindu India’. But, Standing Committee of the Academic Council of Delhi University, has reservations about this as well as two of his other books. Ilaiah attributes the reservations to their ‘Dwij’ mindset. A report by Forward Press

The Delhi University (DU) has reservations about the books of Bahujan writer, Prof Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd. On 24 October 2018, the DU Standing Committee on Academic Affairs , decided to remove three of his books from the syllabus. The Standing Committee member, Hansraj Suman, while confirming this, said that Prof Kancha Ilaiah’s books are insulting to Hindutva. Therefore, the committee decided to remove the books from the curriculum.

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