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UGC-NET: NSUI members detained for protesting outside education minister's house

NSUI members demanded a ban on the National Testing Agency and a probe into the alleged incidents of paper leak.
Last Updated : 20 June 2024, 09:07 IST

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New Delhi: Several members of the Congress-affiliated National Students' Union of India (NSUI) were on Thursday detained while protesting outside Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan's residence here against the cancellation of the UGC-NET examination.

The Union education ministry late on Wednesday night ordered the cancellation of UGC-NET following inputs of the exam's integrity being compromised

Members of NSUI led by its national president Varun Choudhary gathered outside Pradhan's residence and demanded a ban on the National Testing Agency (NTA) and a probe into the alleged incidents of paper leak.

The student leaders were seen raising slogans against the alleged corruption in the NTA and the perceived inaction by the education minister.

In a symbolic display of corruption, Choudhary flung a bag full of counterfeit currency in the air and demanded an urgent probe into the matter.

The protesters also demanded an investigation into the irregularities in the NEET-UG examination.

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Published 20 June 2024, 09:07 IST

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