Joining the voice of thousands of NEET JEE aspirants in Kota thousands of Delhi Congress workers on Friday staged a protest outside the Ministry of Education demanding postponing NEET and JEE exams.
Delhi Congress unit workers led by city unit chief Chaudhary Anil Kumar assembled near Shastri Bhawan here, which houses the Education ministry and raised slogans against the Narendra Modi government.
However, they were detained by the Delhi Police and taken to Mandir Marg police station.
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and wrote, “NEET-JEE aspirants’ safety should not be compromised due to the failures of the government.
Government must listen to all stakeholders and arrive at a consensus.”
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also took to Twitter and wrote, “The govt cannot ignore the voices of the students appearing for NEET, JEE exams and those of their concerned parents.
They are the future of our country. With the rising scale of the pandemic, is it fair to expose them to infection in this manner? At least some things should be beyond politics.”
Joining hands with Congress , DMK President M.K.Stalin also wrote to three dravidian state Cheif Ministers and appealed them to join the Protest along with 7 Non BJP Cheif Ministers
Also NSUI workers are sitting on a protest outside Shastri Bhawan for the last three days demanding postponing the exams.
Congress General Secretary K.C. Venugopal visited the NSUI workers in solidarity. “Visited NSUI protest at Shasthri Bhavan to show my solidarity.
The BJP government must listen to the voice of students who are concerned about safety and transportation during Covid-19. The government must listen to them before making a decision on JEE and NEET exams,” Venugopal tweeted.
It Should be noted In an unprecedented move on Friday by ministers from six non-BJP-ruled states challenging an August 17 order of Supreme Court which had allowed the central government to hold the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) in September despite the prevailing Covid -19 situation .