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NEET issue will be raised in Parliament: Thambidurai

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

(Amma) leader M Thambidurai today said the party will raise the issue of National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) in the upcoming session, to protect the interest of the students from

Speaking to reporters at the airport here, Thambidurai said the would continue its fight for the rights of state's students.

Since the matter was subjudice, the cannot do anything at the moment, he said.

has been seeking exemption from NEET and in February last the Assembly adopted two bills which seek to ensure continuation of the present system of admission to medical courses in the state.

The government had contended that over 50 per cent of the questions in NEET were based on the CBSE syllabus and hence there was an inequality in the all-exam.

Chief Minister K Palaniswami had taken up the matter with Prime Minister Modi and sought his intervention to obtain the presidential assent for the bills.

To a query on Sasikala jail bribery row, the Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker refuted the allegations and blamed the opposition parties for politicising the issue.

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 15:57 IST