On February 28, around 15 lakh students appeared for the class 12 board examinations of Maharashtra Board. It was when the Marathi exam was going on, the images of exam was leaked on the social media. In this regard, the official complaint has already been registered by the board and police will conduct detailed inquiry to find the culprits and will register the case accordingly.
- The question paper was handed over to the students at 10:50 am and the images of the exam were leaked on the internet at 10:46 am.
- "We have filed a complaint with the police and submitted all the images that we received," said Dattatray Jagtap, divisional chairperson of the board, according to a report in Hindustan Times.
- "The board officials have submitted a complaint. So we will do an inquiry and then register a case accordingly," said Sanjay Chavan, sub-inspector, Vashi police station.
- "We have asked the cops to find out where the paper came from, it might not have necessarily been from Mumbai," said Siddheshwar Chandekar, divisional secretary, Maharashtra state board, according to HT
It is the duty of the board to conduct the HSC and SSC examinations in the states of Maharashtra. These exams are conducted with the help from its nine divisional boards which are located in Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, Kolhapur, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur and Ratnagiri.The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Education is an autonomous body which was established under the provisions provided in the Maharashtra Act No 41 of 1956.