India, Aug. 14 -- At the first review of the new National Education Policy 2019, many people can have a sigh of relief as it is devoid of any strong saffron colouration and instead calls for a significant restructuring of the educational system and its governance despite many expressing fear that government alleged agenda of rewriting Indian history would eventually trickle into school syllabi. The new education policy assigns a key role to both public and private capital in education and recommends liberal arts education as the foundation of higher education.

The whispers of the alleged influence of the RSS and saffronisation grew to a point when BJP talked about education policy in its manifesto, it begins with a plea to restore India'...