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SSC paper leak: CBI registers preliminary enquiry

ANI  |  New Delhi (India) 

The (CBI) on Wednesday registered a preliminary enquiry into the alleged irregularities in the recent (SSC) examination.

This came after the central accepted the demand of protesting candidates seeking a probe into the matter.

Responding to the demands, the had said, "We have accepted demands of protesting candidates and have given orders for a inquiry."

Rajnath also appealed to the students to call off their protest.

Earlier, the had decided to hear on March 12 a plea seeking an investigation into the alleged (SSC) exam paper leak.

Since February 27, students have taken to the streets of against what they term as "mass cheating".

Earlier on February 28, a group of students led by also joined the protest.

On February 24, the SSC had released a notice, saying that the exam held on February 21 was delayed due to 'technical reasons' and would be re-conducted on March 9, 2018.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:05 IST