Wednesday’s SSC exams shifted to Feb 27
17 February 2015, Nirapad News: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid announced the new schedule at an emergency press conference in Sylhet on Tuesday.
The government has shifted Wednesday’s SSC and equivalent examinations to February 27, after the BNP-led 20-party alliance has extended its ongoing hartal till Friday.
“To us, the lives of the examines are more important than the exams. Considering their security, we have shifted tomorrow’s exams to February 27, Friday.
Examinees have also repeatedly said their preparations get botched when exams are rescheduled.
Earlier in the day, the BNP-led 20-party alliance has extended its ongoing 72-hour hartal till Friday morning.
Salahuddin Ahmed, Joint Secretary general of the BNP, issued a press release, announcing that the countrywide general strike will now continue until 6 am on Friday.