NEET, JEE 2020 Postponement demand: Over 4000 students go on a day-long hunger strike

NEET, JEE 2020 Postponement demand: Over 4000 students go on a day-long hunger strike

Postponement of NEET, JEE and other exams due to the pandemic has been an issue of debate from a long time. On August 17, 2020 SC dismissed the pleas regarding postponement of these exams. This resulted in a heated debate and online protests, following which, over 4000 students went on a day-long hunger strike on August 23, 2020.
Postponement of NEET, JEE and other exams due to the pandemic has been an issue of debate from a long time. On August 17, 2020 SC dismissed the pleas regarding postponement of these exams. This resulted in a heated debate and online protests, following which, over 4000 students went on a day-long hunger strike on August 23, 2020.
Students took to Twitter to express their grievances and used the #SATYAGRAH_AgainstExamsInCovid. Along with postponement of NEET, JEE and other entrance exams, students also demanded cancellation of CBSE compartment exams this year.
Students took to Twitter to express their grievances and used the #SATYAGRAH_AgainstExamsInCovid. Along with postponement of NEET, JEE and other entrance exams, students also demanded cancellation of CBSE compartment exams this year.
All India Students Association (AISA) tweeted,“The chorus for postponing various examinations, including NEET and JEE, grew louder on Sunday with over 4,000 students observing a day-long hunger strike to press for the demand in view of rising COVID-19 cases.#SATYAGRAH_AgainstExamsInCovid”
All India Students Association (AISA) tweeted,“The chorus for postponing various examinations, including NEET and JEE, grew louder on Sunday with over 4,000 students observing a day-long hunger strike to press for the demand in view of rising COVID-19 cases.#SATYAGRAH_AgainstExamsInCovid”
(AISA) also tweeted, “So many state boards considering their students health as a priority had already cancelled their compartment exams. For example: Bihar, Telangana, AP, Manipur boards. Then why @cbseindia29 is so adamant!! #CancelCompartment_PromoteAll”
(AISA) also tweeted, “So many state boards considering their students health as a priority had already cancelled their compartment exams. For example: Bihar, Telangana, AP, Manipur boards. Then why @cbseindia29 is so adamant!! #CancelCompartment_PromoteAll”
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