RJD demands CBI probe into BPSC exams
Charging the Bihar Public Service Commission with committing largescale irregularities in conducting the preliminary test, the main opposition RJD demanded a CBI probe into the irregularities.patna Updated: Oct 15, 2008 18:20 IST
Charging the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) with committing largescale irregularities in conducting the preliminary test (PT), the main opposition RJD on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the irregularities.
A large scale irregularities were committed by the commission in PT examination, the result of which were out recently, of five pending years, RJD national General Secretary Shyam Rajak told reporters in Patna.
Rajak alleged that several deserving candidates were declared failed by the commission and the aggrieved aspirants met the Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and submitted the evidences of irregularities.
Though Modi too had admitted the lacunae but instead of getting the examination cancelled he preferred to keep mum over the issue, the RJD spokesman charged.
Out of 1.77 lakh candidates appearing in the PT examinations, the BPSC declared 19,300 candidates as passed for taking the main examinations, Rajak said.
He said that interestingly the BPSC has not declared the vacancies for which it had conducted the examination.
The RJD MLA alleged that different sets of questions were given to the candidates writing the papers separately in English and Hindi and there were lots of mistakes in model sets of questions and answers.
Names of several candidates who did not even appear in preliminary test figure in the pass list, he said.
The Nitish Kumar government which harps on running the government with justice should not hesitate in handing over the case to the CBI, Rajak said.
First Published: Oct 15, 2008 18:17 IST