MP Patwari Recruitment Exam Stirs Political Row, Candidates Meet Narottam Mishra For Justice

MP Patwari Recruitment Exam Stirs Political Row, Candidates Meet Narottam Mishra For Justice

Rahul Gandhi Calls It Vyapam 2.0

Staff ReporterUpdated: Friday, July 14, 2023, 01:26 PM IST
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Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra |

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The alleged irregularities in Patwari Recruitment Exam has kick-started a political upstorm across Madhya Pradesh. On Friday, a group of candidates went to meet Home Minister Narottam Mishra over the issue. They demanded re-examination so that everyone can get a fair chance. Mishra has assured them justice.

On Thursday, thousands of candidates gheraoed collector ffices in Indore and Jabalpur, alleging irregularities in the selection process of Patwaris. They demanded cancellation of the merit list and investigation into the matter.

Congress' Rahul Gandhi compared it with infamous Vyapam scam, calling it "Vyapam 2.0".

AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi too expressed concern over the selection process of patwaris in Madhya Pradesh.

Later, acting Congress President Jitu Patwari addressed the press conference, saying that Rahul Gandhi,  Priyanka Gandhi have taken cognizance of patwari exam irregularity case. He said entire exam is a 'scam' and injustice with youths. He demanded cancelation of the entire exam. Along with this,  he said probe should be done by a sitting Judge. Without taking the name of MLA Sanjeev Singh  kushwah who owns the college from where seven candidates became topper, he said that whether the college of  that MLA will be bulldozed. He also said fees of all candidates should be returned with the interest.

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