Assam Govt Dismisses Reports of Another Paper Leak As Geography Questions Go Viral
Assam Paper Leak: The purported first page of the geography question paper started doing rounds on social media, particularly WhatsApp, since around 11 am on Saturday, leading to panic among the aspirants.
Assam HSLC Geography Paper 2023: The Assam Education Minister Ranoj Pegu rubbished reports on Assam Board HSLC (Class 10) Geography paper leak. Taking to the Microblogging site, Pegu wrote, “The Geography Question Paper circulated in social media allegedly of leak is fake. SEBA authority has confirmed that it is fake. Instructed concerned officer to lodge FIR in Police station.” The purported first page of the geography question paper started doing rounds on social media, particularly WhatsApp, since around 11 am on Saturday, leading to panic among the aspirants.
Assam HSLC Geography Paper Not Leaked, Viral photo from 2021 exam, Claimed Assam Education Minister Ranoj Pegu
Pegu claimed that the geography question paper of 2021 was edited and circulated on social media, leading to confusion among examinees as no class 10 board exam was held that year due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Statement on Paper Leak
Denying any leak of geography question paper, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter, “It appears that certain groups of people are attempting to disrupt the entire atmosphere by fabricating false leaks of the High School Leaving Certificate exam papers.”
Recently, two instances of question paper leak of class 10 exams conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Assam, (SEBA) has come to light, leading to the cancellation of both tests. As per the news agency PTI report, the general science exam, scheduled for Monday, was cancelled the night before, while the Modern Indian Language (MIL) and English papers, slated for Saturday, were declared cancelled by SEBA on Thursday night. The first exam that was cancelled will now be conducted on March 30, while the other will be held on April 1.