-by Sahithya S
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Regarding the postponement of NEET and JEE. Due in September. Similarly she had written one earlier.
She wanted the Centre to appeal the Supreme Court decision on holding of the examination .
“I am aware that the Supreme Court has given a verdict on holding of JEE and NEET examinations. And the Central government had been issuing instructions to go ahead with it accordingly. However, I would like to request your kind intervention and to consider the Central government making an appeal to the apex court to review its decision in the interest of the student community,” Mamata wrote on Tuesday.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdury, leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, also wrote to the Prime Minister urging him to postpone the examinations.
Students in West Bengal and several other states demanding postponement of these examinations. With the current situation students are facing difficulties.
“Such intervention is very much essential in the larger interest of the students. To facilitate creating a situation whereby the students will neither be subjected to grave health risk nor theybe facing a career risk,” she added.