September 26, 2020

Congress launches marketing campaign in opposition to holding of NEET, JEE; Rahul Gandhi asks folks to talk up for college students’ security



NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday launched a
marketing campaign
in opposition to the federal government’s resolution to carry
NEET and
JEE exams through the coronavirus pandemic, with former celebration chief Rahul Gandhi urging folks to talk up for the protection
of college students.

The Congress and numerous opposition events have demanded that
NEET and
JEE examinations be deferred because of the COVID-19 pandemic and floods in elements
of the nation, even because the Union authorities has made it clear that they are going to be held as per schedule with due precautions.

Gandhi tweeted his enchantment as half
of the celebration’s
marketing campaign beneath which it’s
holding countrywide protests on Friday to oppose the federal government’s resolution to carry
NEET,
JEE exams.

“Unite your voice with lakhs
of struggling college students. #SpeakUpFor StudentSafety…Let’s make the federal government take heed to the scholars,” he stated on Twitter.

“Increase your voice with lakhs
of frightened college students…Allow us to demand from the federal government to take heed to the scholars,” he tweeted, tagging a video which emphasised the celebration’s stand on the problem that the federal government should think about the issues being confronted by the scholars.

The Congress, on its official Twitter deal with, stated the federal government have to be honest to all residents when taking choices.

“We urge the BJP authorities to think about the implications
of
holding the
JEE &
NEET exams proper now. Take heed to the scholars after which take a choice,” the celebration stated.

It additionally posted movies
of a number of senior Congress leaders voicing their opposition
in opposition to
holding
of the exams.

Congress basic secretary organisation, Ok C Venugopal, had stated on Wednesday that numerous state models
of the Congress will probably be
holding protests on Friday in entrance
of central authorities workplaces at state and district headquarters.

Whereas the
NEET is slated to be held on September 13, engineering entrance examination
JEE-Mains is scheduled between September 1-6.