Press Trust of India|Oct 18, 2021
Irregularities in conduct of REET 2021 for teachers in Rajasthan will be probed: Pilot
The alleged mastermind, Batti Lal Meena, along with another person Shivdas Meena was arrested along with another person on Sunday by a team of the Rajasthan Police's SOG.
JAIPUR: Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said the Rajasthan government and the state police are working to thoroughly investigate the irregularities in the conduct of the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers-2021 (REET). He said there will no laxity in the investigation and strict action will be taken against the culprits.
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"The education minister has already given a statement. Police are doing their work. Some people have been arrested also. It is a serious matter and we need to go to its roots. There will be no laxity in the action taken by the government and the police. Strong action will be taken against the culprits," Pilot told reporters in Tonk.
The Congress leader is currently on a tour of the Tonk constituency, which he represents in the state Assembly. He took stock of the facilities at the Saadat Hospital in Tonk on a random inspection and spoke to the patients and their family members.
The former deputy chief minister distributed land allotment letters and cheques among the beneficiaries of various government schemes and listened to the issues raised by Congress workers during the "Prashasan Shehro ke Sang" event. District Collector Chinmayee Gopal and other officials were present during the event.
Recently, Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra said that the questioning of the key accused in the state teachers' eligibility exam paper leak case will make things clear and end the BJP’s “drama” over the issue.
The alleged mastermind -- Batti Lal Meena -- along with another person Shivdas Meena was arrested in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath along with another person on Sunday by a team of the Rajasthan Police's Special Operations Group (SOG).
The Rajasthan government has suspended an RAS and two RPS officers, 13 personnel of the education department and three policemen in the case.
(With inputs from PTI)
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