Jammu: In a major faux pas, an army school textbook of class- III in Srinagar depicted the map of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) as Azad Kashmir, as exactly how Pakistan claims it to be.

The map reportedly calls the PoK region, 'Azad Jammu and Kashmir', a term used by Pakistan to describe the region.

Not only this, the Gilgit-Baltistan region, which is a part of the PoK, is called the Northern Area by Pakistan.

In 1994, the Indian Parliament unanimously passed a resolution that PoK will be freed from the control of Pakistan. This indeed proves that the part of Kashmir, occupied by Pakistan, is an integral part of India.

However, according to page number 34 in the History and Geography practice book of Class- III, the map of India printed in the book refers PoK as Azad Kashmir (Free Kashmir).

These textbooks adopted by the army schools have been printed by Prabhat Publishing House. The maps of all the states have been printed in the book. The book claims to have been published as per the new syllabus introduced by the Central Board of School Education (CBSE), New Delhi.