Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday sought the support of his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao against the medical entrance exam – NEET. He sent a delegation led by Elangovan to meet Industries, Municipal Minister and working president of TRS KT Rama Rao in Hyderabad here.
The delegation included Kalanidhi Veeraswamy and others who handed over a letter written by Stalin to KT Rama Rao, who would hand it over to the chief minister.
Stalin recently Demand to cancel NEET from center And also protect the interests of other states and students.
He wrote to 12 states against the Centre’s proposal to conduct the NEET exam, seeking support from chief ministers. He opposed the Center for ignoring the states in the national level examinations.
Stalin recently wrote a letter to KCR demanding the Center to cancel NEET.
Elangovan told the media that Stalin urged KCR to oppose NEET. He accused the Center of ignoring states while conducting a nationwide common entrance test for admission to medical colleges. The Tamil Nadu leader argued that the Center should cancel NEET now keeping in mind the future of the students.
He argued that the Center was depriving the states of their rights and ignoring them on certain issues. Elangovan further said that he would get support from KCR and the cause and KTR assured in this regard.
Tamil Nadu has recently passed a bill to cancel NEET. With the bill, the government wants students from their state to be exempted from centralized exams. They are looking for another gateway for medical aspirants. While the state proposesStudents can also be admitted on the basis of 12th score in medical colleges And NEET will not be the only gateway to “ensure social justice and protect all vulnerable student communities from discrimination against admission to medical education programmes”.