Bengaluru, March 31: Massive protests erupted across Karnataka after the Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education cancelled the re-examination of II Pre-University Chemistry paper following a question paper leak.
This is the second time the question paper leaked in the past 10 days.
Parents and students protested against the repeated leak of the question paper following which, the re-examination had to be cancelled.
Meanwhile, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said: "We will find out who is responsible for this. I have spoken to the education minister."
Parents expressed anguish whereas students were seen demanding the resignation of primary and secondary education minister.
Bengaluru: Parents express anguish over repeated 12th standard question paper leak pic.twitter.com/TdHwzZak9A— ANI (@ANI_news) March 31, 2016
A massive crowd gathered outside the PUC building and students were seen pelting stones at the building.
Bengaluru: Students protesting over repeated 12th standard question paper leak pelt stones at the PUC building. pic.twitter.com/iKcGjzrKrw— ANI (@ANI_news) March 31, 2016
About 1.74 lakh students are said to be affected by the question paper leak. Many students said that they would not appear for the exam if it is scheduled again.
Bengaluru: Students angry over repeated question paper leak of class 12th,say "will not take re-examination anymore"https://t.co/w7BjeYbmQr— ANI (@ANI_news) March 31, 2016