Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today said he had asked his minister of state Satyapal Singh to refrain from making comments on issues such as Darwin's evolution theory. Singh said in Aurangabad last week that Charles Darwin\u2019s theory of evolution was \u201cscientifically wrong\u201d and needs to be changed in school and college curricula, sparking a row with over 2,000 scientists condemning the remarks. Intervening in the row over the remarks, Javadekar said there are no plans for a national seminar to prove Darwin wrong. \u201cI have discussed the matter with my MoS and I have asked him to refrain from making such comments. We should not dilute science. This is the advice I have given him," Javadekar told PTI. "We are not going to fund any event or don\u2019t have any plan for a national seminar to prove Darwin wrong. It is the domain of scientists and we should let them free to continue their efforts for progress of the country," he added. Singh, an IPS officer-turned-politician, had made the comments at the \u2018All India Vaidik Sammelan\u2019 in Aurangabad. \u201cNobody, including our ancestors, in written or oral, have said they saw an ape turning into a man. Humans appeared on Earth as humans from the very beginning,\u201d he had said. The minister reiterated his comments in Guwahati yesterday, calling for an international debate on the issue. Over 2,000 scientists from three top institutions - The Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, The Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru, and the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad - issued a joint statement yesterday condemning the minister\u2019s remarks. \u201cThere is no scientific dispute about the basic facts of evolution. It would be a retrograde step to remove the teaching of the theory of evolution from school and college curricula or to dilute this by offering non-scientific explanations or myths,\u201d it said.