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PCTB bans Pakistan Studies book for grade IX

Pakistan studies book banned for not being according to the approved draft of PCTB 


30,000 Pakistan studies books for grade IX have been seized by Punjab Curriculum & Textbook Board (PCTB) for not being in accordance with the draft approved by the education board.

A spokesperson from PTB stated that the book was banned for not making any alteration or change in a certain topic of “Khatm e nabuwat” in grade IX’s book.

The said book was published by a group of private publishers, “GHF Publishers” and it violated the approved draft. The spokesperson further stated that an FIR is being lodged against the publishers.

PTB has also constituted a team which is responsible for conducting raids and seizing the books. An approximate of 27,000-30,000 books have been seized and moved to PTB Godown, Multan road.

Moreover, the president of Urdu Bazaar Lahore, Anjuman-e-Tajran has assured to collect all the books and hand them over to PTB.

the authorMarium Jamal

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