Mysuru: MLC A. H. Vishwanath sought cancellation of SSLC examinations which are scheduled for July 19 and 22 and slammed the state government for holding SSLC examinations amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking at a press conference on Sunday July 4, Vishwanath said that during the Covid-19 pandemic, what is the urgency for the Education department and Minister S Suresh Kumar to conduct exams.
He said that the government can conduct the examinations once the pandemic subsides and added that many students in rural areas are deprived of classes due to certain reasons and are not ready for exams.
“The students are under pressure and also urged educationalists like retired vice-chancellors and professionals to raise voice against the government's move,” he added.
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