CBSE Class 12 results fiasco: CM speaks to Union HRD minister Javadekar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today spoke to Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadékar apprising him about CBSE results fiasco and asked him to urgently resolve the issue. The Union Minister has assured to depute another team to inspect the matter.

Earlier, on Wednesday, two central officials who were deputed to consult with the regional board authorities discussed the modalities following which the authorities had promised to resolve the issue within 15 days.

After nearly five days of protests following discrepancies in the CBSE board exam results this year, parents of the Class XII examinees today called off the agitation temporarily.

The parents association stalled its protests till June 6 after the board authorities gave a written assurance to resolve the issue within the stipulated time.

It is pertinent to note that hundreds of students from the state who had appeared for the annual board exam this year had their results withheld. While several others did not get grace marks, many others complained that they were startled to see very low marks in spite of good performance.

Following the development, students and parents gheraoed the regional board office and staged demands for immediate solution to the problem.

Subsequently the matter was urgently pushed by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to the reference of Union HRD ministry.

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