Madurai: Udhayanidhi Stalin said, “DMK is against NEET during COVID-19.”
DMK Youth Wing Secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin on Saturday said that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is against holding of the NEET during the coronavirus pandemic.
He questioned the safety of the students appearing for the examinations.
He told ANI that “Students are going through stress due to the NEET examination which has been scheduled by the Centre and the State government.”
Mr Stalin said that “We (DMK) are against NEET examination being held during coronavirus pandemic.”
In addition to this, he said that “The government is saying that they are taking precautionary measures but what is the assurance that the students would not get an infection.”
“More than 1 lakh students are going to write the exams. Who is going to give the assurance and safety of the students?” he asked.
NEET 2020 examination is scheduled to be held on September 13 in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.