“If we were unable to get exemption in NEET, we would certainly allow cheating for students if we were in power. You allow copying in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and it’s all done openly. Why? For how long will Tamilians remain honest,” ANI quoted former Tamil Nadu minister KN Nehru as saying.
The DMK MLA was taking a jibe at the current dispensation in the state, led by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, which has not yet abolished the NEET, nor given students in the state exemption from appearing for it.
Most NEET coaching centres in the state’s government schools are yet to receive the study material.
Last month, rebel AIADMK leader and independent MLA, TTV Dhinakaran questioned the state government’s inaction and…