#CancelBoard2021: Students protest online, demanding that board exams be cancelled due to a rise in coronavirus cases.

#CancelBoard2021: Due to the increasing number of Covid-19 incidents, students from all over Maharashtra have staged multiple protests demanding that SSC and HSC board exams be cancelled or conducted online.
Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, the Maharashtra school education department is considering postponing board offline exams for Class 10 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Class 12 Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), according to department sources.
HSC board theory exams will be held in Maharashtra via offline mode from April 23 to May 21, 2021, and SSC board theory exams will be held from April 29 to May 20, 2021.
According to a senior official from the state education department, a final decision on the SSC and HSC board exams will be made after a meeting with Maharashtra Chief Minister Mr Uddhav Thackeray.
Maharashtra has taken to Twitter to express their dissatisfaction with exams being held in April. With over 225K tweets on the subject, the hashtag #CancelBoardExams2021 has been trending on Twitter. (There are a few memes, too, because Indian students are creative.)
Here’s what the students had to say about it: