KSU writes to Rymbui on phone calls received by MTET aspirants

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Shillong, Nov 6: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU), has written to the Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui expressing their concern over the anonymous calls received by candidates who had recently appeared for the Meghalaya Teachers Eligibility Test (MTET) examination.

In the letter to Rymbui the KSU, Education Cell stated that as a union working for the well-being of the Khasi community in all spheres of live, they are completely taken aback of the fact as to how third parties acquired personal information of the candidates which is maintained and access solely by the concern authority of the State Education department.

“The union through this missive seeks clarification and demands for swift action to be taken on the matter for smooth declaration of the above mentioned examination results in coming days and also to ensure that the Right to Privacy of the candidates is not compromised and furthermore stringent action to be taken against culprits find being involved,” Raymond Kharjana, chairman KSU Education Cell stated in the letter to the Education Minister.

It may be mentioned that numerous candidates who had appeared for the above-mentioned examination, received telephone calls from anonymous cellular numbers claiming to be employees of the Directorate of Educational Research and Training (DERT), Meghalaya, demanding from them capital or kinds of equivalent monetary value for clearing the examination.

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