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CBSE paper leak: PM Modi speaks to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

SNS | New Delhi |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his displeasure and appointment over the CBSE ‘paper leak’ incident to Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday.

As per media reports, PM Modi spoke to Javadekar on phone and has asked for a strict action.

The Central Board of Secondary Education announced that two board examinations — mathematics for class Class 10 and economics for Class 12 — will be conducted again following the reports of paper leak.

Even though, CBSE had rubbished the reports of paper leak, the board has decided to go ahead with the re-examination.

The dates for the Class XII subject Economics (CODE 030) and Class X subject Mathematics (CODE 041) have not been announced yet.

CBSE, in the notification said, “Board has taken cognisance of certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations as are being reported.”

“With the view to uphold the sanctity of the Board examinations and in the interest of the fairness to the students, the board has decided to re conduct the examinations in the following subjects. Dates for fresh examinations and the other details shall be hosted on the CBSE website within a week,” the notification added.