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Bihar 10th Paper Leak: Angry Students Run Amok, Attack Police

The angry students also broke windshields of several cars near AN College

Saturday February 20, 2021 3:21 PM, ummid.com with inputs from IANS

Bihar Paper Leak

Patna: A day after the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) cancelled the social science paper for Class 10, over 500 students went on rampage on Saturday morning in Patna's Boring Road area vandalising government and private properties leading to baton charging by police.

The angry students broke windshields of several cars near AN College. They pelted stones in college premises. When police of the concerned Sri Krishnapuri police station reached the spot, the agitated students also pelted stones at them.

Since the students were in large numbers, police intimated the headquartres and more deployments from other nearby police stations were used. Mild baton charge was used to disperse the students.

Also Read | Bihar board orders re-exam of 10th Social Sci paper after leak

The paper of social science was leaked in Jhajha and Jamui and circulated at several places through WhatsApp, leading the BSEB decision.

According to the BSEB, officials of State Bank of India of Jhajha and Jamui were involved in the paper leak. Three officials are currently under scanner of the police of respective district.

In a late evening circular released Friday, the board said a re-examination of the Social Science paper will be conducted on March 8.

BSEB 10th metric exam began on February 17. The last paper as per the time table released by the Patna board will be held on March 24.

As many as 16,84,466 students are writing the class 10 exams at a total of 1,525 centres across the state.


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