The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has declared to hold CBSE class 10 and 12 examinations on 27 April for Punjab candidates.
The examinations in Punjab which was scheduled on 2 April were called-off after the State Chief Minister Amarinder Singh reviewed security arrangements in the aftermath of ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by Dalit organisations protest against the alleged dilution of the SCs/STs Act.
Several media reported the State had ordered the suspension of bus and mobile internet services as well, along with schools and colleges, to check rumour mongering on social media.
According to CBSE official statement, Director General School Education of Punjab had sent a letter to CBSE appraising law and order problems during the call for Bharat Bandh.
It further said: “Taking cognisance of the letter of the Director General School Education, CBSE has decided to postpone all class XII and X examinations scheduled for 2nd April 2018 in the state of Punjab.”
The exams of French, Sanskrit, and Urdu Course-B for class 10; and Hindi elective, Gujarati, Nepali, Kashmiri, and Hindi Core for class 12, will now be held on April 27, the MHRD said on Tuesday.