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CBSE paper leak: NSUI demands sacking of Board chairman, probe into leak by retired judges

Last Modified Friday, 30 March 2018 (17:03 IST)
New Delhi: The National Union of India (NSUI) on Friday asked HRD Minister to sack the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to ensure a fair enquiry in the alleged leakage of Class 10 Math and Class 12 papers.
In a memorandum submitted to Mr Javadekar by a delegation of leaders, led by its national president Fairoz Khan, the students wing of the also demanded early announcement of re-examination date of the both the papers .
 
“ Enquiry on the by retired Judges. Those accountable should be held responsible. Ensure a full leak proof mechanism to restore faith in CBSE,” the memorandum by the NSUI said.
 
The NSUI also demanded alternative of aggregate marks to the students who do not want to give the re-examination. 
 
Earlier, the members of the NSUI also held protest in the national capital in this regard. They tried to march towards Mr Javadekar's residence but were stopped by the police as section 144 was imposed in the area.
 
On Thursday, Delhi Police said that it had questioned 25 people, including 18 students, in connection with the alleged leakage.
 
It may be noted that the CBSE on Wednesday said it had taken cognizance of certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations as reported. Also, with a view to uphold the sanctity of the Board examinations and in the interest of the fairness to the students, the Board has decided to re-conduct the examinations. (UNI) 

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