West Bengal cancels September 12 total lockdown to help NEET examinees – Times of India

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KOLKATA: Bengal government cancels the proposed lockdown on September 12 to remove any travel-related anxieties of NEET aspirants who will appear for their NEET (UG) examinations on Sunday, September 13.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took to Twitter to announce that the Bengal government had announced total lockdowns for two successive days on September 11 and 12. The CM said, “Considering the NEET 2020 examination scheduled on 13th, we have received numerous requests from the student community on lifting lockdown norms on 12th, helping ease their travel to examination centres.”

The CM said, “Keeping their interest in mind, while keeping the statewide lockdown as it is on Sep 11th, it has been decided to cancel the lockdown on 12th, so that the students can attend the examination on 13th without any apprehensions or concerns. I wish them all the very best.”

Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/west-bengal-cancels-september-12-total-lockdown-to-help-neet-examinees/articleshow/78035741.cms