Maharashtra Cupboard Minister and Yuva Sena President Aditya Thackeray has moved the Supreme Courtroom to obstacle the UGC final decision to maintain closing-calendar year examinations just before September 30.
Speaking to IANS, Yuva Sena Secretary Varun Sardesai said: “In aid of pupils across India, the Yuva Sena has submitted a writ petition in the Supreme Court towards the of College Grants Commission’s (UGC) choice to conduct closing-yr tests.”
Aditya Thackeray stands with college students in opposition to UGC’s decision
He extra that the Yuva Sena has challenged the UGC rules on the make any difference and requested the Supreme Court docket that each individual college may be allowed to chart out its personal strategy of motion with regard to terminal semester/ultimate-calendar year examinations depending on the conditions in their respective states so as to provide relief to learners.
“Even in this very stressing time, the Human Source Progress Minister and the UGC have announced that remaining-12 months exams be conducted in India by universities in September 2020, retaining in brain its rules, but disregarding the physical and psychological wellness, stress and safety of students throughout the nation”, said the Yuva Sena in a statement.
Sardesai asserted that Covid-19 is a “nationwide catastrophe” in perspective of which the UGC must have cancelled the last-yr examinations and arrived at a truthful and uniform standards for declaration of benefits and also circulated it for adoption by all universities in India.
“On the other hand, it seems the UGC has not understood the complete extent of the problem that the country is presently struggling with and it truly is making use of its electrical power and authority to make it obligatory for universities to perform exams, which can be avoided”, he extra.
According to the Yuva Sena, in these unparalleled periods of Covid-19 pandemic when the provisions of both equally the Epidemic Ailments Act, 1897, and the Catastrophe Administration Act, 2005, are amended from time to time, the UGC’s stance of insisting on conducting final- yr exams/semester exams and not to grant relief to these learners is “very unhappy” and — if the UGC goes ahead with it — might also confirm to be challenging to put into action and not be safe as properly.
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