Should Gita be made the 'national scripture'?

GN Bureau | December 8, 2014



Speaking at ‘Gita Prerna Mahotsav’, organised “to celebrate 5,151 years of religious book Gita” at the Red Fort Maidan in New Delhi, on Sunday, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj pressed for the centre to declare Bhagwad Gita as the rashtriya granth (national scripture). She said that only a formal announcement on this effect was pending.  Do you think Sushma Swaraj right in pushing for Gita as a 'national scripture'?

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