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If Cong led by Rahul comes to power, it would cancel NEET: Puducherry CM

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said that if Congress regime led by Rahul Gandhi comes to power in the Centre then the party would cancel NEET

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Students sit inside an exam centre to appear for the NEET exam, in Srinagar.
Students sit inside an exam centre to appear for the NEET exam, in Srinagar.

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Sunday said that if regime led by as the prime minister comes to power in the Centre then the party would cancel the Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET).

"We will cancel if regime, led by Prime Minister Rahul Gandhi, comes to power at the centre," said Narayanasamy while speaking to media.

Narayanasamy visited Moolakulam Christ Private College, an exam centre of the Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) on Sunday.

"Personally Visited the #Students and parents of our ##Aspirants at the Examination Center and wished them #Neetpuducherry #Neetexam #Neetexam2020 #Covid19," he tweeted.

The was held on Sunday across the country amid stringent checks and protocols in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Over 15 lakh candidates have registered for the undergraduate exam.

The Testing Agency (NTA), the body organising the exam put in place a raft of measures such as increasing the number of exam centers and reducing the number of students in a room in view of the COVID-19.

Originally scheduled for May 3, the exam deferred twice due to Covid-19. First, it was postponed to July 26 and then to September 13.

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First Published: Mon, September 14 2020. 06:48 IST