The Congress and the BJP focused the Delhi authorities over the video whereas senior authorities officers stated 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 go away the reply sheet clean. Now we have spoken to your lecturers and so they have stated that they may mark you offered one thing is written within the reply sheets. Now we have additionally instructed the CBSE that if a baby writes one thing, they need to be marked,” he stated.
Regardless of repeated makes an attempt, Rai didn’t touch upon the video.
CBSE officers additionally declined to remark and stated the training division may “give context” to the video.
A senior Delhi authorities official stated 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, stated, “Did you (Rai) grow to be an Indian Administrative Officer by writing questions as a substitute 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, stated he has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the video.
“I’ve come throughout a stunning video whereby Director of Training, Delhi Authorities is instructing college students to not go away 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 essential motion,” Aggarwal stated in his letter.
He additionally stated that Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who holds the training portfolio, “should take accountability for what the DoE has executed to degrade training and problem a public assertion”.