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UGC directive on final exams will affect interests of students: Mamata to PM

Flagging some serious adversarial concern of UGC decision of holding exams, Bengal CM requested PM Modi to revise his government's decision regarding final semester exams

West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee (ANI)Premium
West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee (ANI)

KOLKATA : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, urging him to re-examine the UGC directive that mandated final examinations in colleges and universities by September-end.

In her letter, the chief minister said the July 6 guidelines of the University Grants Commission (UGC) will adversely affect the interests of students.

"I understand that various states have already raised the issue with the government of India, expressing their concerns and disagreement with the new guidelines," Banerjee said in her letter.

"I would, therefore, request you to get the matter re-examined immediately...," she said.

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Published: 11 Jul 2020, 07:36 PM IST
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