Cops sporting PPE disperse the scholars from the Mahatma Gandhi Marg on Monday
BHUBANESWAR: College students of various larger secondary faculties within the metropolis on Monday staged a protest on the Mahatma Gandhi Marg for the second time in per week to step up the stress on the authorities for the cancellation of the Class XII board examination within the wake of the rising Covid-19 circumstances.
As of now, the state authorities has postponed the upper secondary college examination, which was scheduled to be held on Might 18. It’s carried out by the Council of Larger Secondary Schooling. Excessive drama unfolded on the Mahatma Gandhi Marg because the agitating college students refused to maneuver from there. They threatened to gherao Naveen Niwas, if the federal government doesn’t take choice on this regard in 10 days. Police personnel sporting PPE kits forcefully dispersed the scholars and took a few of them into preventive custody.
“ In a state of affairs, the place individuals are dying round you and each different particular person is testing constructive for the virus, how can we concentrate on research? Saving lives needs to be high precedence now.?” requested Rajesh Sahu, a Class XII pupil. After some Class X college students staged a protest in entrance of Naveen Niwas demanding the cancellation of the board examination, the state authorities on April 21 introduced that it might be scrapped.
In the meantime, the federal government stated the subsequent date of examination shall be declared after reviewing the Covid-19 state of affairs within the first week of June. “The protection of scholars is all the time a precedence of the federal government. If we really feel that it isn’t protected to conduct the examination, we’ll cancel it. The best choice shall be taken on the proper time,” a senior official of the varsity and mass schooling division stated.