Seeing the adverse condition prevailing in Riot-affected districts - Muzaffarnagar and Shamli some 2800 students belonging to that region out of total 58,483 had failed to appear on the first day of the Uttar Pradesh Board exams, as informed by officials.
In Muzaffarnagar District near about 1,809 students out of total 33,391 could not make to the first Board exam that held on 3 March, whereas some 1,029 students out of 25,092 failed to sit in exam at Shamli district, told District Inspector of Schools RK Tiwari.
Specifically in these 2 districts, there were total 117 centres, marked as examination hall for conducting board exams of the students belonging to that region.
Surprisingly, students had stated various different reasons for not writing the first board exam that also includes non-preparation as an excuse, told Mr. Tiwari.
The students also said that finding school centre was difficult, since the risk of life is spread all around the area, due to riots.
Few Parents had also urged to shift the examination centre of their child, due to riot fear, however, their appeal went in vain.
Lisarh village is the worst affected area of all the riot-prone districts as told by 13 students who belong to a specific community and skipped appearing in the exams.