Image Source : PTI Students protest in Patna over RRB NTPC exam
Railway constituted a committee to investigate the complaints, the committee will submit the report to the Ministry of Railways after hearing the complaints of both the parties.
New Delhi: The Railways has decided to postpone the NTPC and Level-1 examinations following violent protests by candidates regarding the selection process for its recruitment examinations. A railway spokesperson gave this information on Wednesday. The spokesman said that the Railways has also constituted a committee, which will inquire into the complaints of successful and unsuccessful candidates in the examinations conducted by various Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).
According to the spokesperson, after hearing the complaints and concerns of both the parties, the committee will submit a report to the Ministry of Railways. On Tuesday, the Railways had issued a notice warning the candidates that the recruitment of people involved in other illegal activities, including sabotage during the demonstration, would be banned forever. The warning came in the wake of protesting candidates sitting on dharna on railway tracks at several places in Bihar.
Let us tell you that thousands of students of Patna had protested by standing on the train tracks regarding this examination. Due to which many trains had to be canceled or their routes had to be changed on Monday. According to the East Central Railway (ECR) and the district administration, rail traffic was restored after 10 pm on Monday after being disrupted for several hours. The police cleared the railway track and arrested four people in this connection.
The district administration said in a release, “Based on the information received by the railway administration, the Rajendra Nagar railway track was blocked by some candidates for the examination conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board. The district administration team took prompt action as soon as the information was received. reached the spot and interacted with the candidates and tried to control the matter. But people did not listen and jammed the railway track for about four and a half hours, causing a lot of trouble to the passengers.” The release said that in view of the seriousness of the situation, the District Magistrate and the Senior Superintendent of Police reached the spot and tried to control the matter, yet people did not agree. Thereafter, by using mild force, the railway track was freed from the jam and normalcy was restored and the train operation was smooth.