Shashi Tharoor supports Vardhan, says don't debunk ancient science


NEW DELHI: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday supported Union minister Harsh Vardhan's remarks that Algebra and Pythagoras' theorem originated in India but others took credit for it, saying "genuine accomplishments" of ancient Indian science should not be debunked due to "exaggerations of the Hindutva brigade".

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In a series of tweets, Tharoor said "modernists sneering at" Vardhan "should know he was right" and added that "to mock the credulous exaggerations of the Hindutva brigade, you don't need to debunk the genuine accomplishments of ancient Indian science"...........Read more

 

Source web page: The Times of India


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