Savitribai Phule Pune University issues apology over hurting religious sentiments due to a question in exam
By Lokmat English Desk | Published: October 28, 2020 02:39 PM2020-10-28T14:39:24+5:302020-10-28T14:42:36+5:30
Savitribai Phule Pune University had received complaints that a question asked in a graduation exam hurt social and religious ...
Savitribai Phule Pune University had received complaints that a question asked in a graduation exam hurt social and religious sentiments.
A clarification has been sought from relevant department regarding the same and University will surely take appropriate action in this regard, but University apologises for the whole incident that happened, a release issued by the University said.
Pune University said that it has also observed that several fake questions are being made and are being circulated to defame the university. In this regards university has initiated legal action accordingly.
Earlier on Tuesday, a question about Jihad was asked in an online exam being conducted by Savitribai Phule Pune University for final year students. As soon as the question went viral on social media, it sparked controversy leading to clarification from university officials.
Final year exams of Savitribai Phule Pune University are being conducted online for all students. The question that sparked controversy was asked in Tuesday's exam.
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Savitribai Phule Pune University received complaints over hurting social&religious sentiments due to a question in an exam. Clarification sought from relevant dept & action will be taken. We apologise:University statement after its question paper referred PoK wrongly #Maharashtra— ANI (@ANI) October 28, 2020