The Rajasthan unit of Congress on Wednesday hit out on the BJP-led central authorities, asking why has it not enacted any legislation to stop the leak of presidency examination query papers.
Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (RPCC) president Govind Singh Dotasra mentioned the Congress authorities in Rajasthan has introduced a legislation to cease incidents of paper leak and has taken strict motion in such circumstances.
Government workers concerned in leaks have additionally been dismissed below the legislation, he mentioned.
The Rajasthan authorities handed a legislation to curb paper leaks final yr with provisions of imprisonment as much as 10 years and a superb of Rs 10 crore for offences associated to recruitment exams.
Speaking to reporters on the occasion’s state headquarters, Mr Dotasra mentioned, “If they (BJP) had introduced such a legislation, then this case wouldn’t have arisen at present. Paper leak gangs are energetic throughout India. A paper received leaked in Punjab a month in the past. Similar circumstances have additionally been reported in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh”.
“Don’t know what number of papers have been leaked within the railways below the central authorities rule. Now the central authorities is neither promoting new jobs nor bringing any strict legislation to stop such incidents,” the Congress chief mentioned.
“Is the Modi authorities on the centre just for contesting elections?” he requested.
Mr Dotasra mentioned the fees in opposition to the Congress authorities by the BJP, who’ve made it a key ballot subject haven’t any foundation as Rajasthan is the one state with a legislation in opposition to paper leaks.
“No chief minister in every other state of the nation has taken the immediate motion as taken by the current Congress authorities in Rajasthan after the incidents of paper leak,” he mentioned.
Rajasthan is scheduled to go to polls by the tip of this yr.
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