BSSC Paper Leak: Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced to cancel the exam conducted by the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) for recruitment of clerks in state government jobs seeing an alleged paper leak.
BSSC Paper Leak: CM Nitish Kumar ordered to initiate the investigation
While talking to media, Kumar said “P K Thakur and recommendation of Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh, the state government has cancelled the BSSC exam for clerical grade appointment”.
After emerging from the state cabinet meeting at Secretariat, he accompanied by CS and other officials made the announcement. The annulment comes in the wake of reports of the paper before the examination on February 5.
“The investigation has been initiated into the paper leak by the CS and DGP”, said Chief Minister.
SIT is still questioning to BSSC Secretary
On the other hand, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed under the supervision of Patna Senior superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj has been which have been questioning to Commission secretary Parmeshwar Ram since light night.
Taking a serious note of allegation of a paper leak in the BSSC test, the Chief Minister had cracked the whip and issued strict instructions to the two top officials to thoroughly ask into it following which SIT swung into action.
BSSC Secretary Parmeshwar Ram has been arrested in the paper leak case, Patna Senior Superintendant of Police Manu Maharaj told PTI
“SIT has arrested Parmeshwar Ram and one another staff of the Commission in this connection,” the SSP said.