DMK seeks postponement of UPSC main exam 2015 due to Tamil
today sought postponement of UPSC Civil Services main exam, scheduled on
December 18, by two weeks due to the heavy rains and flooding in Tamil Nadu.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha, Tiruchi Siva (DMK) said
civil aspirants in Tamil Nadu have not only lost their study material to floods
but also lost crucial study time ahead of the important exam.
"Civil aspirants have undergone immense physical and mental
stress because of floods. They should be given some time to prepare for the UPSC
exam. I urge the government to postpone the UPSC exam, scheduled on December 18,
for two weeks," Siva said.
Observing that the UPSC exam was highly competitive, he said
the state has been producing many civil servants. As some aspirants belonging to
SC, ST and OBCs are giving their last chance, equal opportunity should be given
to them, he added.
Courtesy: The Economic Times