Balakot, Pulwama Now Part Of Syllabus In UP Univ
LUCKNOW, (IANS) – The 2019 Balakot airstrike, Pulwama attack, and the 2016 surgical strike will be part of Lucknow University’s (LU) defense studies syllabus from the coming academic session 2023-24.
The new addition to the syllabus has been approved in the board meeting of the defense studies department and will be taught to B.A. students.
A professor said: “The 2016 surgical strike and 2019 Balakot airstrike have been included in defense studies syllabus as per the New Education Policy under the theme of ‘Nation First: No Second Thought on National Security’. Students will also be studying about the Pulwama attack. In the Balakot airstrike topic, we will teach that Indian Air Force’s airstrikes were in retaliation to the Pulwama attack that took place on February 26, 2019. The operation was codenamed Operation Bandar. Similarly, every detail about the surgical strike 2016 will be taught to students. Also, we have added the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984 to the syllabus.”