• search

Ramadoss flays Jaya govt. for CET decision

Written by: Staff
|

Chennai, Mar 28 (UNI) Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder leader Dr S Ramadoss, a strong advocate for abolition of Common Entrance Test (CET), today flayed the Jayalalithaa government for deciding to hold CET for admission to professional courses, saying the government had cheated the people and students for the second successive year.

Reacting to the government's decision to conduct CET for students of all boards for this academic year, Dr Ramadoss, who launched a series of agitations against CET last year, said only if the present government was removed would students be freed from the exam.

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had again proved she was neither interested in nor keen on abolishing CET, which posed a burden on rural students, who could not compete with their urban counterparts.

Having 'slept' for 11 months, government brought legislation to abolish CET for state board students at the fag end of the Assembly session last month, without consulting educational and legal experts.

Dr Ramadoss said as long as Ms Jayalalithaa was in power, CET would not be abolished in the state and called upon the people to teach her a lesson in the May 8 assembly elections.

UNI WS AA SHR GC1910

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more