Debate | Taking sides5 min read 08 Nov 2013, 05:54 PM IST
A history project is shining light on the past and questioning textbook truths in Indian and Pakistani classrooms
History is mythology, a flaming graphic-novel narrative of good versus evil, along with tales of love and loss. Defeat, if at all, is heroic and temporary, as a historic revenge is supposedly imminent. With India and Pakistan, history is also religion.