DSSSB Exam 2018 Controversy, Delhi HC ask Police to Submit report over casteist Query in DSSSB Exam
DSSSB Exam 2018 Controversy: A court here has asked the Delhi Police to submit a report on a plea seeking action against authorities for asking an alleged casteist and uncomplimentary question within the examination for the achievement of primary lecturers in government colleges here. Special judge S K Malhotra asked the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) of Vivek Vihar in east Delhi to file a report by future date of hearing and listed the matter for any hearing on December thirteen.
The plea filed by litigator advocate Satya Prakash Gautam aforesaid he came to understand concerning the objectionable question, that was asked by Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) within the examination, when browsing a news item and he got a replica of the question paper from social media.
About DSSSB Exam: The exam of DSSSB was on 13th of Oct and the MCQ number 61 in Hindi language & Comprehensive paper has used some hard words for describing the Dalits.
The examination was conducted by DSSSB on October thirteen and therefore the multiple alternative question number sixty one within the Hindi Language and Comprehension paper had allegedly used some uncomplimentary terms for describing the Dalit community.
After the disputed question created an uproar, the board had aforesaid in a statement that the question with “casteist” undertones appeared because of an “inadvertent error” and added that the question wouldn’t be considered throughout the analysis process.
The plea, seeking lodging of FIR against the persons involved, aforesaid senior officials those who were a part of the examination committee, allegedly designated derogative and insulting question.
“They need to make an atmosphere of social disharmony and officers like them promote enmity between totally different groups on the grounds of caste and community,” it alleged, whereas seeking to summon and check out the persons involved under the provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, info and Technology Act and Indian legal code.
It conjointly wanted acceptable action against the SHO of Anand Vihar police station below the SC/ST (POA) Act for not lodging an FIR within the matter.