#JEEMains2022: Aspirants demand rescheduling citing Agnipath protest, Assam floods

JEE Main 2022 postpone requests are being made by the aspirants by using the hashtags #JEEMains2022 and #PostponeJEEMain2022.

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#JEEMains2022 and #PostponeJEEMain2022 are trending on Twitter with the aspirants demand rescheduling JEE Main 2022 citing Agnipath protest and Assam floods.#JEEMains2022 and #PostponeJEEMain2022 are trending on Twitter with the aspirants demand rescheduling JEE Main 2022 citing Agnipath protest and Assam floods.

Abhiraj P | June 21, 2022 | 09:04 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main aspirants are demanding the postponement of the exam even after the issuance of the JEE Main admit card 2022 today by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the JEE Main 2022 session 1 exam which is scheduled to be held from June 23 to June 29, citing the disruptions caused by protests against the Agnipath scheme, heavy rains and floods in the North East states in India.

JEE Main 2022 postpone requests are being made by the aspirants by using the hashtags #JEEMains2022 and #PostponeJEEMain2022 and tagging the education minister, prime minister and NTA on Twitter. Agnipath protest spread across the country with several trains getting cancelled, disrupting the transportation. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, a farmer’s body has also called for a nationwide strike on June 24. Apart from this, the state of Assam is witnessing heavy floods affecting more than 47 lakh people.

Himanshu Borah, a student activist, founder and president of the All India JEE- NEET Students Association (AIJNSA) has submitted a letter to prime minister Narendra Modi demanding the postponement of JEE Main 2022 session 1 exam. "Today submitted a letter to Honarable PM, regarding #JEEMains2022 aspirants serious & geniune concerns. Due to sudden arrise of unexpected situations such as heavy floods & Agnipath Protests aspirants are going through tough times. Postponement of the exam will be a big relief," he said in a tweet.

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More than 1,25,000 tweets have been made in a few hours with the hashtag #JEEMains2022. Siri, a Twitter says JEE Main 2022 should be postponed due to the nationwide protest on June 24, violence over Agnipath recruitment scheme, floods in Assam and low internet speed in many areas. "125K+ Tweets #JEEMains2022 in just few hours Dear Government @narendramodi please listen to students Just #PostponeJEEMain2022 for few Weeks Reasons Below: 1)Nationwide Protest on 24 JUNE 2) Violence Over #AgnipathScheme 3)#internetdown in many Areas 4)Floods in Assam." she tweeted.

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Another Twitter user Tara tweeted saying how the government can conduct a national-level exam on the same date as on a national protest. The user also questioned the act of releasing the JEE Main admit card 2022 two days before the exam. "Respected Sir@dpradhanbjp @DG_NTA Farmer's body announced nationwide protest on 24 June. How can you conduct a national level exam on the same date? Also releasing admit card just 2 days before the exam in this situation. Is this a joke? #JEEMains2022 trending @anubha1812," reads the tweet.

Candidates can download the JEE Main 2022 admit cards at jeemain.nta.nic.in. JEE Main 2022 will be held in two sessions -- June and July. The first session will be held from June 23 to June 29, and the second session from July 21 to July 30.

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