BPSC Paper leak: 'We have taken this up several times but to no avail,' says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav


Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday said that the lives of students are being played as there are number of paper leak taking place across the state. While condemning the paper leak, the RJD leader claimed his party has raised this issue multiple times. 

“This is unfortunate, sad and condemnable. This has happened several times in various exams including school papers. But no one learns. We have taken this up several times but to no avail. Students’ lives are being played with,” said the RJD leader. 

Earlier in the day, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday informed that an inquiry has started in the matter related to the cancellation of the 67th Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Examination due to the paper leak. The Chief Minister warned of strict action against who will be found guilty. 

“We took immediate action in the matter. We are checking where and how the paper was leaked. Enquiry has begun. Police are investigating. I have asked them to speed it up. Anyone found involved would be taken action against,” said the Chief Minister. 

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) had conducted the exam on Sunday which was later cancelled as the paper was leaked nearly ahead the commencement of the exam. The exam was held on nearly 1,083 exam centres. 

Meanwhile, over 6 lakh candidates had applied for appearing in the exam. The board ha conduct the exam for the recruitment on 802 posts. 

The competitive exam was cancelled on the recommendation of a three-man inquiry committee that was constituted by the commission chairman RK Mahajan. 

Mahajan said, “Today’s examination has been cancelled. I have urged the director general of police S K Singhal to get the entire matter of the question paper leak thoroughly investigated by the police’s cyber cell,” reported TOI. 


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