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Inter students allege ‘murga’ punishment

PATNA: On the third day of Intermediate examination being conducted via the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), a number of students, together with ladies, were allegedly punished via a magistrate-led frisking group on the Mahila College exam centre at Warsaliganj in Nawada district for reaching the examination venue overdue on Friday.
Students alleged that they were subjected to ‘murga’ punishment for reaching the examination venue overdue via 5 mins. A video clip of the punishment additionally went viral on social media. Sadar SDM Anu Kumar has ordered an inquiry into the subject. This newspaper has no longer verified the authenticity of the video.

“The video shall be investigated. The Justice of the Peace concerned and individuals of the frisking group will face departmental lawsuits if the fees against them are established,” the SDM added. Kumar, on the other hand, said he used to be additionally instructed that the scholars were carrying notes with them.

“The head examiner instructed me that the frisking group recovered notes from the possession of some students. He has denied allegation of ‘murga’ punishment,” the SDM said.

Mahendra Verma, one of the most invigilators on the examination centre, too said the scholars were carrying notes with them. “Students from four establishments – S Ok M College, Kanya Uchh Vidyalaya, Gandhi Inter School and Sisma High School – gave the impression for Intermediate assessments on the Mahila College centre,” Verma added.

Altogether 6,81,575 students gave the impression for physics paper and 124 for bodily education within the first sitting around the state on Friday. In the second sitting, four,23,363 applicants wrote history and 734 English papers.

Meanwhile, 74 students were expelled for the usage of unfair means and three impersonators arrested around the state on Friday.

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