Bhubaneswar: The Odisha School and Mass Education Department rubbished the allegation of Matric MIL question paper leak on WhatsApp in Kendrapara district ahead of the commencement of the examination sitting today.
Department Secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra said no such thing has happened adding he talked to Aul Block Education Officer (BEO) and Kendrapara District Education Officer (DEO) and sought a report soon after the incident came to light. As per the reports submitted by them after preliminary inquiry such allegation was found to be baseless.
However, Mohapatra avoided from speaking anything on the content of the question paper which has been posted on WhatsApp.
Earlier, School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra had said preliminary probe has revealed that the question paper wasn’t leaked.
On the other hand, a meeting was held at the Board of Secondary Education office in Cuttack after the matter came to fore.
A photo of a question paper of MIL subject reportedly surfaced on WhatsApp today and went viral which was rumoured to be the leak copy of MIL question paper of the HSC examination.
The photos initially made the rounds on WhatsApp in Aul area of Kendrapara district.