New Delhi: An uproar on social media over Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) exam pattern was followed by a lathi-charge on the candidates protesting in Patna.
A protest was carried out on Wednesday by the BPSC exam candidates. The aspirant demanded the commission to conduct the exam in a single shift.
The BPSC had released a notification stating that the exams will be held on September 20 and September 22.
#WATCH | Bihar: Scuffle broke out between Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) candidates and Police personnel today, in Patna. The candidates were protesting against the schedule of the exam, the exam will be conducted on two days. pic.twitter.com/SqkMIbncrV
— ANI (@ANI) August 31, 2022
In a video from the incident, protestors were seen folding hands before the police officials telling them their plight. Meanwhile, the police further lathi-charged to divert the crowd.
BPSC – You can’t change any type of pattern and you can’t apply percentile system.
We are not accepting the dual shift of examination.
Justice for 6 lakh candidates #BPSC_PT_IN_ONE_SHIFT @officecmbihar@yadavtejashwi @PMOIndia pic.twitter.com/TussZI4TQR
— Puja Verma (@itspkverma) August 31, 2022
— Satyam Singh (@Satyam802316) August 31, 2022
Recently Patna witnessed a lathi-charge fiasco where a probe was ordered against Additional District Magistrate (ADM) for thrashing a protesting teachers’ job aspirant.