Mahesh Sharma

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Mahesh Sharma

Mahesh Sharma (born 30 September 1959) is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). On 1 September 2014, he was appointed the Minister of State for Culture. Prior to joining politics he was a physician.

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  • We will cleanse every area of public discourse that has been westernised and where Indian culture and civilisation need to be restored - be it the history we read or our cultural heritage or our institutes that have been polluted over years.
  • Gita and Ramayana reflect India's soul. But we also respect Quran and would include best thoughts from it. I respect Bible and Quran but they are not central to soul of India in the way as Gita and Ramayana are. As India's cultural minister, I recommend that Ramayana and Gita should be part of our school curriculum and I am working extensively with HRD Minister Smriti Irani towards this.

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