Twenty-three MLAs and ministers in Punjab have examined optimistic for coronavirus until in the present day and solely two days are left for the meeting session to start out, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has mentioned.
“If that is the state of legislators and ministers, one can solely think about how grave the state of affairs on the bottom is. The situation isn’t conducive to holding bodily examinations,” Mr Singh mentioned, referring to the fierce debate on the centre’s transfer to permit all-India exams for engineering and medical programs.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in an internet assembly of chief ministers in the present day urged they need to go to the Supreme Courtroom once more looking for to defer holding the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and the Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check (NEET) amid the coronavirus pandemic.
After the assembly, Mr Singh requested Punjab Advocate Normal Atul Nanda to coordinate along with his counterparts in different opposition-ruled states for submitting a evaluate petition within the Supreme Courtroom, looking for to defer JEE and NEET.
“Allow us to all get collectively to maneuver the Supreme Courtroom for postponement of the exams, that are threatening the lives of lakhs of scholars,” Mr Singh mentioned, including the world over, exams are being held on-line.
He urged JEE, NEET and different skilled exams like for admission to legislation programs is also held on-line and there’s no have to put college students in danger.
Mr Amarinder mentioned even on the problem of ultimate time period exams for schools and universities, the College Grants Fee didn’t recognise the Punjab authorities’s issues.
“How can we have now exams with Covid projected to peak within the state in September?” Mr Singh mentioned. “I additionally need college students to take exams and cross too, however how can I do that within the midst of the disaster?”