Special directive of Provincial Minister for School Education Murad Raas has directed to put an Immediate ban on PMD Punjab TextBook Board ” Sarmaya Urdu ” by Tehzib sons Publications
Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board has given the official Notification letter on 29th June, 2020 regarding preclusion of the book named "Sarmaya Urdu" distributed without earlier approval.
It has come to realize that the subject referred to book distributed by M/S Tahzib Sons, Publishers contains content with respect to wrong date of birth of Founder of Pakistan " Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah ". In addition, this book is being distributed and sold without earlier endorsement of Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board, which is an infringement of Section 10 of Punjab Curriculum and Textbooks Board Act 2015.
Instructions Issued by The Education Minister Murad Raas Against the Publisher:
You are along these lines, coordinated to quit delivering, printing, distributing, selling, or utilizing the said book in any organization and quickly review its stock from Schools, Book Shops, and from some other spot.
You are cautioned that in the event that you neglect to conform to the above bearing, the severe move will be made against you under Section 14 of the Act (in the same place) which conveys discipline of detainment as long as two years just as fine, and you may likewise be precluded for the award of any authorizations with respect to printing, distribution or offer of any book, paper or some other valuable perusing material for as long as five years, and you may likewise be indicted under other correctional laws of Pakistan.
It is to be treated as generally significant and an execution report must be submitted to the Board inside seven (7) working long periods of receipt of this bearing.
If the said instructions are not followed in 7 days then according to IBID act section 14 a strict action will be taken against the publisher.
Failure to comply with the guidelines could result in imprisonment of a private publisher for up to two years and a complete ban of up to five years on any copyright violation.
Punjab Textbook Board,