As refrain to postpone varied examinations, together with NEET and JEE proceed to develop amid the COVID-19 pandemic, prime political leaders like Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, MK Stalin and a number of other others have joined college students’ calls for and have urged the Centre to postpone exams until normalcy within the nation is restored. On Sunday, over 4,000 college students had noticed a day-long starvation strike at their respective houses demanding that CBSE compartment exams of Classes 10 and 12 be cancelled and entrance exams such because the UGC-NET, CLAT, NEET and JEE be postponed in view of rising COVID-19 instances.
Using the hashtag, SATYAGRAHagainstExamInCovid, many college students additionally took to Twitter to attraction to the federal government to pay heed to their calls for. The tweetstorm has merely intensified following the announcement that the Centre wouldn’t be urgent pause on the upcoming exams. #ProtestAgainstExamsInCOVID, #NEETJEE, #PostponeJEE_NEETinCovid and extra have been on prime tendencies in India. All in all, greater than three million tweets have been made as per the numbers talked about on Twitter.
Top leaders be a part of refrain to postponement of JEE Main, NEET and different exams:
Joining the refrain to postpone of exams, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday mentioned the federal government should hearken to the ‘mann ki baat’ of scholars and arrive at “an acceptable solution” and his celebration demanded that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) be deferred.
आज हमारे लाखों छात्र सरकार से कुछ कह रहे हैं। NEET, JEE परीक्षा के बारे में उनकी बात सुनी जानी चाहिए और सरकार को एक सार्थक हल निकालना चाहिए।
GOI should hearken to the #StudentsKeMannKiBaat about NEET, JEE exams and arrive at a suitable answer.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 23, 2020
DMK president MK Stalin additionally wrote a letter to Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal requesting him to postpone the exams.
Our college students’ security and wellbeing must be the one precedence for the federal government.
— M.Ok.Stalin (@mkstalin) August 24, 2020
Also, Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy questioned why the exams couldn’t be pushed additional if different exams could possibly be postponed.
“If our Modi Government goes through imposing the NEET/JEE exam now it will be the giant mistake like Nasbandi in 1976 that caused the undoing of Indira government in 1977. Indian voters may suffer silently but have long memories,” Swamy tweeted.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had additionally appealed to the central authorities to cancel medical and engineering entrance exams JEE and NEET in view of the COVID-19 state of affairs.
JEE-NEET की परीक्षा के नाम पर लाखों छात्रों की ज़िंदगी से खेल रही है केंद्र सरकार. मेरी केंद्र से विनती है कि पूरे देश में ये दोनो परीक्षाएँ तुरंत रद्द करें और इस साल एडमिशन की वैकल्पिक व्यवस्था करे.
अभूतपूर्व संकट के इस समय में अभूतपूर्व कदम से ही समाधान निकलेगा. @DrRPNishank
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) August 22, 2020
In a tweet in Hindi, Priyanka Gandhi mentioned, “The COVID-19 situation in the country is yet to normalise. In such a situation, if students who are taking NEET and JEE, and their parents have raised concerns, then these should be taken into consideration by the government and those conducting these exams.”
कोरोना को लेकर देश में परिस्थितियां अभी सामान्य नहीं हुईं हैं। ऐसे में अगर NEET और JEE परीक्षा देने वाले छात्र-छात्राओं व उनके अभिभावकों ने कुछ चिंताएं जाहिर की हैं तो भारत सरकार व टेस्ट कराने वाली संस्थाओं को उस पर सही से सोच विचार करना चाहिए#SATYAGRAH_AgainstExamsInCovid
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) August 23, 2020
Member of Parliament Chirag Paswan additionally wrote a letter to the Education Minister highlighting well being and security considerations associated to the operation of JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 in September. Sharing the letter on social media, he wrote, “I have sent a letter today to eminent @DrRPNishank ji on the subject of #JEE_NEET exam by email and fax, so that I can make him aware of the problem pointed out by the children and their parents. Hope not only believe that by reviewing everything told by parents, they will protect the interests of children. ”
#JEENEET के विषय पर भेजा गया पत्र आदरणीय @DrRPNishank जी को मिलने के बाद आज देर शाम आदरणीय मंत्री जी से फ़ोन पर बात हुई।मैंने बिहारी बच्चों के साथ साथ सम्पूर्ण देश के बच्चों की समस्याओं को मंत्री जी से अवगत कराया। pic.twitter.com/CP007RIHe3
— युवा बिहारी चिराग पासवान (@iChiragPaswan) August 21, 2020
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee too urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to postpone NEET) and JEE examinations which are scheduled to be held in September.
“In our last video conference with the Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodiJi, I had been vocal against the UGC guidelines mandating completion of terminal examinations in Universities/Colleges by the end of September 2020, which had a huge potential to put student lives at risk,” she tweeted.
In our final video convention with the Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji, I had been vocal in opposition to the UGC tips mandating completion of terminal examinations in Universities/Colleges by the tip of September 2020, which had an enormous potential to place pupil lives in danger. (1/2)
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 24, 2020
Shiv Sena MP from Worli Aaditya Thackeray additionally wrote a letter to PM Modi for his intervention to citing well being danger to college students, households in wake of varied exams which are being proposed by Universities amid the pandemic.
I’ve written to the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri @narendramodi ji on the well being danger that the proposed exams of varied streams, and entrance exams, would have for college students and households throughout India and for his private intervention. pic.twitter.com/nBAk0Ef7od
— Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) August 24, 2020
Leader of Opposition in Bihar Tejashwi Yadav has additionally demanded the postponement of JEE Main and NEET exams.
Central Govt, NTA, UGC & IIT Delhi should have a thoughtful & humane view of the plight of the scholars & youth of this nation!
This hurry to conduct exams amidst spiking Covid instances will show to be pricey! In Bihar floods+Govt apathy will compound issues!#PostponeJEEAndNEET
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) August 21, 2020
The Supreme Court had dismissed a plea searching for the postponement of JEE (Main) April 2020 and NEET (Undergraduate) examinations, that are scheduled to be held in September, amid a spurt in COVID-19 instances, saying the dear yr of scholars “cannot be wasted” and “life has to go on”.
On Friday, Education Ministry officers had mentioned the JEE (Main) and the NEET-UG can be carried out in September as scheduled. The JEE (Main) is scheduled to be held between September 1 and 6, whereas the JEE (Advanced) on September 27. The NEET can be held on September 13.
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