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Haryana: 'Angry' villagers shut down school after 51 students fail CBSE Class 10 exam

By Vikas

Such was the anger of the residents Deeghot village that they locked down the Senior Secondary School in Palwal after all 51 students failed in the CBSE Class 10 exam failed.

Palwal's district's pass percentage is 39.35 per cent which is far below the national average. Haryana's class 10's pass percentage was 51.15 per cent.

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The Haryana government launched an inquiry after all 51 students of Deeghot Senior Secondary School in Palwal who took CBSE Class 10 exam failed, said an HT report.

"We felt ashamed that all our students of Class 10 failed in the examination bringing bad name to our village, which has won many awards in the past," said Jitender Tanwar, sarpanch of Deeghot village was quoted as saying by HT.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 board exam results on Tuesday. The overall pass percentage was 86.70. Girls, with a pass percentage of 88.67, did better than the boys, who registered a pass percentage of 85.32.

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