Sanskrit should be made compulsory in my opinion…. Mother tongue and Sanskrit should be made compulsory, third (language) is optional,” BJP MP Subramanian Swamy told reporters on the sidelines of an event here.
He claimed that Sanskrit was the only acceptable language for storing knowledge for artificial intelligence in a computer.
India, he added, possessed sound knowledge of different subjects such as mathematics and science.
We were the people who were on top in mathematics, science, medicine and surgery. We even had manuals on how to build an aeroplane,” he said.
Swamy opined that the history of the country has not been properly reflected in history books in schools and colleges and added that some scholars were working on a textbook for educational institutions with ‘genuine‘ history.
“We are working out to write a textbook for schools and colleges which is a genuine history based on scientific facts that have now come to our knowledge. That will take a little time,” Swamy said.
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