HC refuses to stop Goa SSC-HSC exams scheduled from May 21 #coronavirusnewstolive - May 16, 2020 21 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: The Goa bench of Bombay High Court on Friday refused to stop Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary School Certification examinations scheduled by the state board from May 21.
Responding to a set of petitions filed earlier than it, Justice Mahesh Sonak ordered that it’ll not be potential to intervene with the conduct of the examinations.
“Based upon apprehension expressed by the petitioners, not quite supported by any concrete material as such on record, it will not be possible to interfere with the conduct of the examinations,” the HC stated.
“However, the state government and the Goa Board will have to take all measures necessary to ensure the safety of the students as well as the personnel involved in holding of such examinations,” the court docket added.
“Assurances in the replies filed by the state government and the Goa Board are accepted as undertakings given to this court,” the HC acknowledged.
The petitioners had claimed Goa might quickly be within the orange zone from inexperienced zone due to detection of contemporary instances not too long ago.
They claimed even within the inexperienced zone, faculties, schools and different academic establishments weren’t useful.