Civil Service Aspirants Protest Outside Home Minister Rajnath Singh's House

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Civil Service Aspirants Protest Outside Home Minister Rajnath Singh's House

UPSC aspirants protest outside Rajnath Singh's residence demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test.

New Delhi:  Scores of civil services aspirants staged a protest today outside the residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, demanding the scrapping of the Civil Services Aptitude Tests (C-SAT).

The protesters gathered outside Mr Singh's house at around 9 AM and started the protests raising slogans - "Rajnath Singh Ji nyay Karo" (Rajnath Singh ensure justice for us).

They also shouted slogans against the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

"With the introduction of C-SAT, UPSC has degraded the value of Hindi medium students and aspirants. Several aspirants have been on indefinite hunger strike in Mukherjee Nagar area against this test. We would not be silent till our demand is met," said a protestor.

Protestors also demanded a four-year relaxation in age for appearing in the examinations of these services.

Later, a 4-member delegation of aspirants met Rajnath Singh and put forth their demands befor him requesting him to intervene in the matter.

As protestors refused to budge, police took them to Parliament Street Police station where they were later freed.



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