The Telangana President of the NSUI, Venkat Balmoor, went on an indefinite hunger strike here in Gandhi Bhavan.
Speaking to ANI, Balmoor said, “The state government acts against students. If you look at the stance of the central government and the state government, the students lose hope and commit suicide. We can tolerate anything, but not this irresponsible stance. As a last resort I swift to death. It is either justice or my death. I am ready for both. ”
“Parents are concerned about how to send their children to exams. We protested in Pragati Bhawan and also addressed our demands to the state education minister. They did not respond. The Telangana Supreme Court decision is still pending at the PIL have requested to postpone the exams as part of the COVID-19 pandemic, “he added.
Balmoor said several counties have been affected by flooding and so “we are calling for the state government to postpone the exams”.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) is scheduled to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) 2020 [NEET] on September 13th and joint entrance examination Main [JEE] Exams on September 1st and 6th.