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Mathematics Book Banned In Punjab Over Pigs’ Images

Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) has banned a mathematics book that contained pigs’ images as pictorial representation of mathematical exercises. A notification was issued in this regard on Wednesday.
24 News reported that the book in question is titled “Prohibition of the booklet series: Titled Infant Mathematics. (Pakistan Edition}”

According to the notification, it was published without prior approval of Punjab Curriculum Text Board by M/S Sunrise Publications”. Further, the notification said that the board had barred the use of the book on the grounds that it contained prohibited material .

“The book contains material and content failing under Section 10(5), of the Punjab Curriculum and Textbooks Board Act 2015 under which printing, publication, selling or prescribing in an institution of any textbook or supplementary material”, read the notification.


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