#BoycottBeaconHouse has been trending all over Twitter as following a question on an exam, students are accusing the school of treason against Pakistan.
It is time we hit back at the deep subversion against the State being done by Indian funded schools. Zardarii & Nawaz allowed it, we can understand but now PTI govt has NO excuse. We are pointing it out strongly…..
This is treason by BeaconHouse.#Swt_Haq
— (صَوتُ النِساء لِلحَق (تحفظ ختم نبوت (@SWT_HaqTeam) October 1, 2018
And yes, it is as dramatic as it sounds.
An image of the paper was leaked on the Internet and since then, supporters of the cause have been stepping up with a number of ‘accounts’ in which our History books have wrongfully presented our own history.
— Ch.Abdul Muneeb (@DonateForDams) October 1, 2018
They have stated that the schools have been ‘Indian-funded’ and are portraying India’s version of our victories and defeats – a completely anti-Pakistan sentiment.
Beacon house system of education is at war against the islamic and Ideological front of Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/19cAY0dbJQ
— AsifIqbal_Foz (@TG_Asif) October 1, 2018
Apart from this, images of these accounts have also contributed to the hashtag and it seems as if Pakistanis are personally very invested in the issue.
Everything from pointing out geographical issues in the maps in our books,
— Shehla (@shehlaruby) October 1, 2018
To making the claim that the system itself is sponsored by Indians.
This is what Becan house and Educators are teaching to our youth.
— Ammara Mehdi (@ammaraYounas_TG) October 1, 2018
— Nayab Khax (@NayabKhaxx) October 1, 2018
Clearly, the exam paper struck a chord with many and they have been making sure people know how they feel.
— Faraz Ali (@Faraz9e) October 2, 2018
Government should never compromise on the ideology of Sacred State, Suspend such institutions till they revise their TextBooks. Funding to these institutions must be investigated : #BoycottBeaconHouse pic.twitter.com/r9A7yri069
— Khurram Khan (@HiitKhan) October 2, 2018
We strongly condemn the destruction of Pakistan idiology by such schools.Govt should take serious action in public interest. #BoycottBeaconHouse
— banoanji (@banoanji) October 2, 2018
— Dr Huma (@DrHumaPTI) October 1, 2018
However many, feel as though the hashtag is unnecessary and believes that the new generation should be taught the same way previous ones have been.
#BoycottBeaconHouse bogus trend of La la land – only cz question paper asks why pakistan lost two wars. It is about critical thinking let the kids explore, find answers and analyze.
— salma jafar (@Chiltan) October 1, 2018
We lost half the country in 1971, how on earth are we going to lie to #Pakistani youth and paint it as a victory. Stop living in la la land. Learn to face reality and cut this #BoycottBeaconHouse nonsense out. pic.twitter.com/2G9JBQttwu
— Sara Taseer (@sarataseer) October 1, 2018
this hashtag is so funny, they are asking to ban a school because of O level Pakistan curriculum which asked why india won 1971 war from Pakistan. I say our next generation should know the answer why state of Pakistan failed in 1971 #BoycottBeaconHouse
— Zameer Maan (@ZameerMaan) October 1, 2018
#BoycottBeaconHouse is trending because they asked why Pakistan lost 1965 and 1971 wars?
If you really think we won those, please get admission in a school and start your education again.
So much backlash for deviating from a state built narrative.
— Bushra Azhar (@BushraaAzhar) October 1, 2018
People on Twitter have also been targetting the school, saying that they are promoting non-Pakistani values in their students and that they need to be stopped.
— Samreena (@Samreena_20_01) October 2, 2018
— Shehla (@shehlaruby) October 1, 2018
Like we said, dramatic.
The movement has yet to be acknowledged or addressed by the government or the school itself, so we will just have to wait and see what or if any changes this may create.
What do you think about the hashtag? About the issue at hand? Did you feel the same when you went through our books? Let us know what you think in the comments below! Love you.
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