Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 18
The Aditya Thackeray-led Yuva Sena, youth wing of the Shiv Sena, on Saturday moved the Supreme Court looking for cancellation of the ultimate yr college examinations in view of the Covid pandemic.
It sought to spotlight the truth that the IITs and the governments of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry had already cancelled ultimate yr examinations.
Pupils ought to get aid: Yuva sena
In these unprecedented occasions of the Covid pandemic when the provisions of each the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, and the Disaster Management Act, 2005, as amended from time
to time, have been evoked, the UGC’s stance of insisting on conducting ultimate yr exams/session examinations and to not grant aid to college students may be very unhappy. —Aditya Thackeray, Yuva Sena
“In these unprecedented occasions of the Covid pandemic when the provisions of each the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, and the Disaster Management Act, 2005, as amended on occasion, have been evoked, the UGC’s stance of insisting on conducting ultimate yr examinations/session examinations and to not grant aid to college students may be very unhappy, and if the UGC goes forward with it, might also show to be troublesome to implement and is probably not protected as nicely, “ it contended.
On the opposite hand, the University Grants Commission (UGC) stated it had requested universities to tell it concerning the standing of conduct of their examinations. It stated out of the 755 universities which despatched their response to it, 194 universities stated they’d performed their examinations whereas 366 stated that they might maintain examinations in August/September.
But Yuva Sena demanded all states be given the proper to take applicable choices primarily based on the scenario prevailing of their respective areas.
The Maharashtra Government has already cancelled the ultimate yr/ultimate semester examinations for skilled and non-professional programs.
“The number of Covid cases has been steadily on the rise and there has been no flattening of the virus curve. Many states and cities have been placed under lockdown again,” a celebration spokesperson stated in Mumbai.