Wadettiwar, Minister of Aid and Rehabilitation in Uddhav Thackeray’s government, said the state would protect the interests of all students, adding that the NTA would make an appropriate decision on such representations.
The Vidarbha region of Maharashtra is experiencing flooding with some parts cut off from the capital cities.
Exam centers include Nagpur, Chandrapur, Wardha, Amravati and Akola in Vidarbha. Over 15,000 students are expected to attend the exams.
According to official figures, more than 53,000 people from 175 villages in Nagpur, Bhandara, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts in Vidarbha were evacuated on Tuesday due to flooding after heavy rains and the release of water from dams.