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Making History—the War over the Past

India has been embroiled in controversy surrounding changes in textbooks for quite some time. However, neither is this something new nor is it characteristic of only India. History has been used as a tool to influence populations since time immemorial. However, is it in the best interest of students to deprive them of an evidence-based, unbiased education? Or do they just become pawns in a larger war of ideologies?