Indian civilization’s democratic traditions has influenced the world: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan | India News

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NEW DELHI: History takes a new turn in every century, but the inherent values of the society remains, said Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
Launching the book, ‘Bharat: Loktantra ki Janani’ (India: The mother of democracy), by Indian Council of Historical Research on Thursday, he said that there is no doubt of the democratic system in Indian civilization right from the medieval times as it has never discriminated anyone and rather celebrated unity in diversity.
In the times when the baton of G20 Presidency passed on to India, the book looks towards asserting India’s democratic traditions to the world, taking it back to the Harappan days, as it attempts at filling the gaps of the past legacy that has been oversighted and debunk western perspective of India introduced by the British with evidences from archaeological excavations, epigraphical and ancient scriptures….

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