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Shopian student’s detention: Adv orders BOSE to conduct missed exam


Srinagar, Nov 1: The Governor led administration on Thursday ordered Board authorities to conduct the examination of the 12th class student from Shopian who missed one of the papers after being detained by police in place of his brother in Shopian district of south Kashmir.

Taking cognizance of an incident, Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai said that authorities concerned have been specifically ordered to arrange the examination of the student for Environmental Science paper which he missed due to illegal detention.


“I have directed the concerned to arrange the examination for the student,” Ganie told news agency.

Confirming it, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr GN Itoo told a news agency that BOSE authorities have been asked to arrange for the examination.

The development follows an appeal issued by the family of the student Ubaid Ahmad Bhat, 16, son of Nazir Ahmad Bhat of MulooChitragam, Shopian.

Ubaid had missed the paper on account his illegal detention by police in places his brother during a night raid on Tuesday. Ubaid was later released around 11:30 pm. Ubaid is the student of Government Higher Secondary School, Tarkiwangam, Shopian and missed the Environmental Science paper yesterday.