NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Director of Schooling Udit Rai stoked controversy on Thursday after a video surfaced on social media during which he’s purportedly asking college students at a authorities college to “fill reply sheets with something” throughout exams however not depart them clean.

Throughout his interplay with class 12 college students, he mentioned the Central Board of Secondary Schooling (CBSE) has been requested to offer marks to college students so long as they write one thing of their reply sheets.

The Congress and the BJP focused the Delhi authorities over the video whereas senior authorities officers mentioned Rai’s feedback had been taken out of context.

Within the video, Rai is seen instructing class 12 college students to “fill the reply sheets”.

“If you do not know the solutions, write something. Copy the questions within the reply slots however do not depart the reply sheet clean. We’ve got spoken to your academics they usually have mentioned that they may mark you supplied one thing is written within the reply sheets. We’ve got additionally instructed the CBSE that if a baby writes one thing, they need to be marked,” he mentioned.

Regardless of repeated makes an attempt, Rai didn’t touch upon the video.

CBSE officers additionally declined to remark and mentioned the training division may “give context” to the video.

A senior Delhi authorities official mentioned Rai’s speech had been “taken out of context”.

The BJP and the Congress hit out at Rai and the Delhi authorities over the video.

Sharing the video on Twitter, Naveen Kumar, media head of Delhi BJP, mentioned, “Did you (Rai) change into an Indian Administrative Officer by writing questions as an alternative of solutions? That is the extent of training in Delhi.”

The Delhi Congress tweeted from its official deal with saying, “Kejriwal ji, what sort of training mannequin is that this? Cease taking part in from college students’ future.”

Ashok Aggarwal, nationwide president at All India Mother and father Affiliation, mentioned he has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the video.

“I’ve come throughout a surprising video whereby Director of Schooling, Delhi Authorities is instructing college students to not depart reply sheets clean and write something.

“He additionally added that he had a phrase with CBSE that if college students write even questions within the reply sheet, they are going to be given marks. Such an individual appears undeserving to be the director of training. Please take vital motion,” Aggarwal mentioned in his letter.

He additionally mentioned that Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who holds the training portfolio, “should take accountability for what the DoE has achieved to degrade training and concern a public assertion”.


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