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PMK demands fingerprint SI exam in Tamil also

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

PMK Monday claimed competitive examination for selecting sub-inspectors of police in was proposed to be held only in English and demanded that it be conducted in Tamil also as had been the practice in the past.

PMK founder leader S Ramadoss also demanded 20 per cent quota for Tamil medium aspirants.

The Uniformed Services Recruitment Board has announced the examination will be conducted only in English, he claimed in a statement.

"This is a betrayal of Tamil students and condemnable," he said adding till 2015, the examinations for selecting technical personnel and sub inspectors were held in Tamil.

were received till September 28 for selecting 202 SIs and the TNUSRB had notified the recruitment on August 28. The date of competititve examination is yet to be announced.

"Usurping" the rights of Tamil students is unacceptable, the said and urged the government to take steps to hold the competitive examination in Tamil and provide reservation of 20 per cent to those who studied in Tamil medium.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 14:55 IST