Parents Lock Up CBSE Office Demanding Grace Mark For Students
Bhubaneswar: Members of the Parents’ body Odisha Abhibhavak Mahasangh, consisting of parents of CBSE students in the state, locked up the main gate of the regional office of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) at Sailashree Vihar here, demanding grace marks for examinees of the annual Class-X examination.
The parents staged a dharna in front of the main gate, demanding grace marks for the students in Science, Hindi and Mathematics papers on the ground that some questions in the exam were out of syllabus.
They have alleged that set 1 and 3 of Mathematics question paper were comparatively difficult than set 2, and that a question in Science paper was out of syllabus. Similarly, there was allegedly no instruction for students in two questions in the Hindi paper.
Besides, the parents also raised their voices against the private schools in the city who are not using NCERT books, as directed by the CBSE.