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FACT CHECK! Class 10 & 12 board exams cancelled?

Amid rising coronavirus cases in Maharashtra there are many Whatsapp messages and social media posts that are circulating among ...
FACT CHECK! Class 10 & 12 board exams cancelled?

Amid rising coronavirus cases in Maharashtra there are many Whatsapp messages and social media posts that are circulating among the citizens. 

A similar social media post claiming that Class 10 and 12 examinations have been cancelled in Maharashtra. 

Here's what the social media post read: 

"After an emergency meeting regarding examination of 10th and 12th standard, we came to a common solution that exams are cancelled and instead of exams students have to create an assignment and submit in their respective school."

Maharashtra Minister for School Education Varsha Gaikwad was quick to react to the message. In an official statement, Gaikwad said, “Beware! I’ve got to know that some morphed images of my Twitter handle are being circulated to spread misinformation about exams. Only trust information from official handles and platforms. Please do not fall for any kind of misinformation.”

The claim is FALSE and the exams have not been cancelled. 

Class 10 written exams are scheduled to be held from April 29 to May 20, while class 12 exam are supposed to held from 23rd April to 21st May.

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