PRAYAGRAJ, July 7 -- With Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP), popularly known as UP Board, implementing National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) syllabus for English in class 10 and class 12, students of these classes will no longer study works of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and former President S Radhakrishnan from the new academic session (2021-22).

This change has resulted in the story "The Home Coming" by Rabindranath Tagore and the essay "The Women's Education" by S Radhakrishnan besides AL Basham's 'The Heritage of India' getting removed from the curriculum of class 12.

Likewise, RK Narayanan's story "An Astrologer's Day" and "The Lost Child" by Mulk Raj Anand, both of which were part of cla...