Police lathi charge on BPSC candidates in Patna, protesting against change in exam pattern

Pankaj Prasad
Police lathi charge on BPSC candidates in Patna
Police lathi charge on BPSC candidates in Patna

Once again the case of lathi charge came up in Patna.

In Patna, once again a case of lathi-charge has come to the fore on the candidates seeking jobs by the police. Here, outside the BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission) office, the candidates were agitating against the implementation of percentile system and conducting the 67th PT examination of BPSC in two shifts in two days. Meanwhile, the police lathi-charged the protesters near the Patna Museum. There are also reports of injuries to many students.

student leader arrested 

After the announcement of the change in the pattern of the BPSC exam, the students were protesting against it. The candidates were protesting today regarding this. When the protesters came out to gherao the commission office, the police stopped them, which the students protested, then the police lathi-charged them. The police have also arrested the student leader Dileep, who was leading the movement. The police has also accused Dileep of assault.

what happened in the rule change 

Let us inform that regarding the 67th PT examination, the Controller of Examinations of the Commission while issuing the information said that due to the large number of candidates in the 67th Combined (Preliminary) Examination, full accommodation is not available from the district to conduct the examination in one phase. was. For this reason, it has been decided by the commission to conduct the preliminary re-examination in more than one phase and to conduct the examination through percentile system. The exam will be held on 20 September 2022 Tuesday and 22 September 2022 on Thursday. The candidates were opposing this change made in the rule.