The Bharatiya Janata Party walked out of the house opposing this move of the government.
NEET Exam Latest Update: A bill was passed in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday, after becoming law, NEET exam will not be conducted in the state and admission will be given on the basis of marks scored in class 12 in medical colleges to ensure social justice. Along with this, the issue of a student who committed suicide before appearing in the National Entrance and Eligibility Test (NEET) echoed in the assembly. The main opposition party AIADMK targeted the state government over the incident. Chief Minister MK Stalin introduced the bill which was supported by Congress, AIADMK, PMK and other parties.Also Read – Madras High Court said in the decision of a petition – Tamil is the language of God
The Bharatiya Janata Party walked out of the house opposing this move of the government. As per the provisions of the Bill, admission to undergraduate level courses in medical colleges in Tamil Nadu will be made on the basis of marks obtained in class 12 in Medicine, Dentistry, Indian Medicine and Homeopathy. Earlier, as soon as the proceedings of the House began, Leader of the Opposition K. Palaniswami raised the issue of Dhanush, a 19-year-old student who committed suicide in his home district of Salem on Sunday, and criticized the government. He said the DMK had promised to “cancele” NEET but it was not done and many students were not prepared for it. Some of Palaniswami’s statements were omitted from the record by Speaker M Appavu. Also Read – Retired Lt Gen Gurmeet Singh appointed as the new Governor of Uttarakhand, RN Ravi sent to Tamil Nadu and Purohit to Punjab
The MLAs of the opposition party came wearing black badges. He walked out of the house under the leadership of Palaniswami. Dhanush, who lives in a village near Salem, committed suicide hours before appearing for the NEET exam on Sunday as he was afraid of failing in the exam. After this incident, accusations have started between All India AIADMK and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). The state government alleges that the central government is responsible for this. Also Read – Rajya Sabha Bypolls: EC announces elections in these 5 states for 6 Rajya Sabha seats
Chief Minister Stalin said NEET was conducted for the first time in Tamil Nadu when Palaniswami was the chief minister and it was not conducted even when Jayalalithaa was the chief minister. He said all the students who committed suicide in recent years were during Palaniswami’s chief ministership.
Citing the suggestions of the high level committee in the bill, it has been said that the government has decided to do away with the requirement of NEET for admission to undergraduate medical courses, admission to such courses will be given on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination.