PATNA: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) today cancelled the affiliation of 68 more colleges in view of large-scale irregularities in grant of affiliations. The Board also suspended the affiliation of 19 other colleges.
All these colleges were granted affiliations by former BSEB chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad although they didn’t have basic infrastructure. Prasad is currently in jail along with his wife for committing the big fraud.
Toppers scam rocked the state earlier this year when Ruby Rai who was declared a topper in Class 12 arts stream failed to answer even basic questions during an interview to a TV news channel.
The scam came to light after Ruby in her interview pronounced the political science as “Prodikal Science” and claimed this particular subject deals with cooking. Ruby was later arrested and sent to jail. She is currently on bail.
She told her interrogators she only wanted to pass the examination with second division but her uncle Baccha Rai made her topper.
Baccha Rai is the principal of Vishun Rai College from where she had appeared at the examination. Baccha too is behind the bars.
Investigations into the Bihar intermediate topper scandal have revealed fake topper Ruby didn’t write her answer-sheets on her own, rather they were written by someone else.
The startling revelation came to light after forensic examination of her copies by the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL). The investigating authorities now plan to file a fresh FIR in the case and interrogate some of the accused key accused persons again
Ruby who scored 444 marks out of 500 was declared a topper in the arts stream by the Bihar School Examination Board authorities but now her result stands cancelled.
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