Mumbai, July 18
The Shiv Sena’s youth wing Yuva Sena has moved the Supreme Court looking for cancellation of the ultimate 12 months exams of universities throughout states in view of the COVID-19 disaster.
Yuva Sena secretary Varun Sardesai advised PTI the petition filed by him was admitted on Saturday.
The Yuva Sena has demanded all states be given the suitable to take an acceptable choice primarily based on the prevailing state of affairs of their respective areas.
The youth wing is headed by Aaditya Thackeray who holds setting and tourism portfolios within the Shiv Sena-led state authorities.
The state authorities has already cancelled the ultimate 12 months/last semester examinations for skilled and non- skilled programs.
“The number of COVID-19 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. Even the WHO said tht large gatherings should not be held,” Sardesai mentioned.
Besides Maharashtra, seven different states have additionally cancelled the ultimate 12 months exams, he mentioned.
Referring to the University Grant Commission (UGC)’s round asking states to conduct the ultimate 12 months exams, Sardesai mentioned it was inconceivable to take action amid apprehensions in regards to the unfold of an infection in state like Maharashtra which has 10 lakh college students.
Maharashtra has 2,92,589 coronvirus optimistic circumstances, together with 99,164 in Mumbai, as on July 17.
Sardesai mentioned the Yuva Sena had obtained requests from many college students throughout the nation to take up the trigger (to cancel the examinations).
He claimed that the Yuva Sena had obtained greater than two lakh signatures looking for cancellation of exams throughout a web based marketing campaign.
“Yuva Sena under leadership of Aaditya Thackeray wrote letters to the UGC and Union HRD ministry to highlight the issue but has got no response,” he added. PTI