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Paper leak case: Congress demands sacking of HRD Minister Javadekar, CBSE chairperson Karwal

The Congress Party On Thursday Demanded Sacking Of Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar And CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal And Called For Investigation By A High Court Judge Into The Paper Leak Case.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 29 Mar 2018, 03:23:02 PM
Congress demands sacking of HRD Minister Javadekar and CBSE chairperson Karwal

New Delhi:

The Congress party on Thursday demanded sacking of Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal and called for investigation by a high court judge into the paper leak case.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday announced reconduct of Class-X mathematics and Class-XII economics papers following reports of the papers being leaked.

Two separate cases were registered in the matter by the regional director of CBSE. The first case in connection with the leak of economics paper was lodged on March 27 and the case involving mathematics paper was lodged on March 28.

The cases were registered on charges of criminal breach of trust, cheating and criminal conspiracy.

Following the registration of the cases, the Delhi Police crime branch on Thursday announced a special investigation team (SIT) comprising two deputy commissioners of police, four assistant commissioners of police and five inspectors to investigate the matter.

As investigations are being carried out, the team will be directly supervised by the joint commissioner of police (crime).

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First Published : 29 Mar 2018, 03:06:02 PM