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Language bias: UPSC aspirants meet Rahul Gandhi, seek his support

Jul 28, 2014 12:22 PM IST Politics Politics
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New Delhi: As protests continue in the capital over the Civil Services exam, a delegation of the UPSC aspirants met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday. Aspirants have demanded the scrapping of the current format of the Civil Services Aptitude Test, calling it discriminatory against non-English speakers.

"We met Rahul Gandhi and asked him to champion our cause. He reassured us. The Congress has always take up the cause of students," said an NSUI leader.

A three-member panel looking into the issue has been directed to submit a report within a week.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting on Sunday hoping to end the stand off. After the meeting, Rajnath Singh also briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the situation.