CBSE Class 2021: Class 12 board exams cancelled
CBSE Class 2021: On Tuesday, the Class 12 exams were cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crises.
On Tuesday, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi held a review meeting in regards to the CBSE Class 2021: Class 12 board exams. Soon after, the announcement was made stating that the exams stand canceled as they cannot be conducted due to the current crises that the country has been facing due to the second wave of COVID-19.
The meeting was held by the Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change; Information & Broadcasting; & Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal among others.
PM Modi shared the news on his Twitter and wrote: “Government of India has decided to cancel the Class XII CBSE Board Exams. After extensive consultations, we have taken a decision that is student-friendly, one that safeguards the health as well as future of our youth.”
Here’s the tweet:
Government of India has decided to cancel the Class XII CBSE Board Exams. After extensive consultations, we have taken a decision that is student-friendly, one that safeguards the health as well as future of our youth. https://t.co/vzl6ahY1O2
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 1, 2021
The Prime Minister said that students should not be forced to appear for exams in such a stressful situation. He also said that all the stakeholders need to show sensitivity to students.
The health and safety of our students is of utmost importance and there would be no compromise on this aspect,” the PM said. PM Modi expressed appreciation that a student-friendly decision has been reached after consulting all stakeholders from across the length and breadth of India.
For quite some time, students have been demanding the cancellation of the 12th board exams amid the ongoing Covid-19 situation in India. #cancelboardexams2021 has also been trending on Twitter for quite some time now.
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