Bihar Class 12 arts topper arrested, result cancelled
Bihar board’s arts topper was arrested and his result cancelled after row over his knowledge in music and less age. Last year’s arts topper Ruby Rai had landed in a controversy after it was found that she did not know anything about political science.This year, Ganesh Kumar, a student of Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya in Samastipur, was declared the topper of Class 12 examination from arts stream. Kumar, who secured 82.6%, allegedly fudged his age.BSEB chairman Anand Kishor said Kumar’s age was 42 years but he had declared it as 24. Kumar was picked up from the Bihar School Examination Board office after the complaint, Patna senior superintendent of police Manu Maharaj said.