Mumbai: Virendra Sehwag, former Indian cricketer with a substantial fan following took to Twitter to call out a school textbook. Sehwag has been known for his outspoken comments earlier as well.
The tweet, posted on Sunday saw Sehwag attaching a picture of a page from a school textbook and using the word “crap” to describe a section that said “a large family cannot enjoy a happy life”.
The tweet garnered a slew of reactions with some sharing similar examples.
“Whosoever has finalized this curriculum hasn’t done his homework! @PrakashJavdekar ji @PMOIndia sir if this is true kindly have a look!” said a tweet that sought to draw the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Education Minister Prakash Javadekar.
One post said: “Schools have to be educated first before children!!”
The insensitive assessment of a joint family sparked outrage among many across social media.